Motorist escapes serious injury after boulder hits car in Junction, St. Mary

A motorist traversing the Junction roadway in St. Mary reportedly escaped serious injury, after a boulder fell from the hillside and hit the vehicle, earlier this afternoon (September 6).

The vehicle was significantly damaged.

The National Works Agency, NWA said the incident comes in the wake of yesterdays (September 5) landslide, following heavy rainfall.

Manager of Communication at the NWA, Stephen Shaw is advising motorists to exercise extreme caution while travelling in the area between Broadgate and Toms River.

He pointed out that the area remains unstable with the threat of more boulders falling from the hillside.

He noted that while it is not raining at the moment, the hillsides were saturated by persistent rainfall over the weekend.

As a result, there have been landslides and boulders falling in the mason area, since last evening.

Motorists are being advised to drive with the vehicle windows down, where possible, to increase vigilance.


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