The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers have charged a man in relation to a fatal crash, which unfolded at Bog Walk Gorge in St. Catherine last week Tuesday, June 8.

The accused is Malik Wynter, a 21-year-old resident of Cheesefield district in Linstead, St. Catherine.

He is charged with Manslaughter.

The police allege that, shortly after 9 o’clock in the morning, Wynter was driving a Toyota Fielder motor car through the Bog Walk Gorge, heading towards Bog Walk town.

He allegedly overtook a line of traffic, and slammed into a Toyota Hiace minibus.

The police stated that, as a result of the collision, the bus plunged into the river.

Everyone made it out of the bus alive, except 59-year-old Valerie Ennis from Whitehouse Housing Scheme in the Linstead area.

According to the police, nine other people were treated at hospital.


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By Mills