16 injured in ZR/car crash
SIXTEEN PEOPLE were injured when a route taxi (ZR) and a car collided yesterday at the junction of Dalkeith Hill and Deighton Road, St Michael.
The injured included both drivers of the vehicles. Doctors from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, led by Dr David Byer, responded to the scene and assessed the injured.
Police public relations officer, Inspector David Welch, said the majority of the injuries were minor.
He said five of the injured were taken to the Sir Winston Scott Polyclinic by a Transport Board bus, while the others went to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance.
The route taxi, ZR 147, was driven by Peter Morris, of Jackson, St Michael, while the car, XG 341, was driven by Kymel James, of Dayrells Road, Christ Church. (MB)