A man remains hospitalized in critical condition after being injured this morning when a tyre he was pumping exploded at Worthy Park Sugar Estate in Lluidas Vale, St Catherine, The Beacon has confirmed.

Workers reported hearing a loud explosion, adding that the victim was not wearing protective gear.

He was taken from the scene, destined for Linstead Public Hospital. Since then, he has been transferred to another medical facility.

Several persons have been saying that the victim has died, but that is not the case.

The victim, who lives at Point Hill in St Catherine, has been working at the estate for several years.

We will have more on this developing story.


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