Bus kills 12-year-old pedestrian in St Thomas

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said 12-year-old Rijorni Taylor from Friendship Pen in St Thomas died of injuries he sustained when he was hit by a bus on the Springfield main road in the parish yesterday, January 11.

The JCF said: “Reports from the Morant Bay Police are that, about 9:15pm, a Toyota Hiace motor bus was travelling towards Morant Bay when the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided into Rijorni who was on the side of the road.

“The police were summoned and Rijorni was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead,” added the JCF.

It noted that investigations are continuing.


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