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Hammie injured in fatal crash

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Hammie injured in fatal crash

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Member of Parliament (MP) Hamilton Lashley escaped death in an accident yesterday evening that claimed the life of his chauffeur.Sylvester Brown, of Midway Lane, The Pine, St Michael, died on the spot when the car he was driving, with Lashley at his side, was involved in a collision with a sports utility vehicle (SUV) on Hanson Hill, St George, around 4:25 p.m.Brown, 65, a long-time driver of Lashley, was a former supervisor at the National Assistance Board.Lashley, MP for St Michael South East, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) complaining of pains to the head and right hand.The SUV was driven by Mario Daniel-Hood, 29, of Eden Lodge, St Michael, who was the sole occupant. He, too, was taken to the QEH by ambulance, although his injuries could not be ascertained up to press time.Brown, a divorcee, leaves to mourn a son, in his 30s, who lives in the United States.