Police constable dies, three other people hospitalized following St Thomas crash

A police constable died in a motor vehicle accident in Morant Bay St Thomas on Saturday evening.

He has been identified as Constable Kemar Nelson and was assigned to the specialized operations branch.

Three other persons have been hospitalised, following the accident.

Reports from the Morant Bay police are that about 9:45 p.m., Nelson was driving along the Morant Bay main road towards Seaforth, when he allegedly attempted to overtake a vehicle; hit an embankment and collided into a wall.

Nelson and three occupants of the vehicle were transported to hospital, where he was pronounced dead and the others admitted.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says its Chaplaincy Branch and Welfare department will be providing support to the family, colleagues and friends of the late constable .



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