May Pen, Clarendon news: A member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is dead following a motor vehicle crash along the May Pen leg of the P. J. Patterson Highway, more commonly called Highway 2000, Monday night
Jamaica's road fatality continues to climb Five persons have died on the Jamaican road since last Thursday, and the national road safety council is worried that this will only increase if drastic measures are not taken. The latest road fatally is Detective Clive Wedderburn attached to the Clarendon division. Detective Wedderburn died from injuries he sustained during a motor vehicle collision. The collision involved a white Toyota Axio motor car which he was driving and a 1992 blue and white Leyland Freighter motor truck owned and driven by Noel Milton Chotan, 59 years old, of a Kingston 20 address. Both vehicles were travelling easterly along the highway, when the driver of the motor truck heard a strange sound coming from the truck. He proceeded to pull off the road, onto the soft shoulder when he felt an impact. The truck came to a stop, made checks, and he realized a car ran beneath the truck. The police are investigating.