False plates on car in smash-up
Tthe police are investigating an accident involving a car with false licence plates whose occupants fled the scene.
The three-car accident occurred early yesterday morning. Police reports indicate two cars were involved in the initial accident, which occurred at 4:40 a.m on Mapp Hill, St Michael.
One of the cars was driven was Jamal Barrow, 25. He complained of pains to the neck and back.
Barrow was transporting three passengers. The most seriously injured passenger was Mark Mason, who was unconscious when emergency personnel arrived and had to be cut from the vehicle using the Jaws of Life.
Mason suffered serious head injuries and a collapsed right lung. He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he underwent surgery and is currently in stable condition.
The other passengers complained of pains about the body.
The other car was driven by William Farnum, 23.
He also complained of body pain.
Farnum’s passenger 24-year-old Lizelle Coren, complained of body pain.
A third car struck one of the damaged vehicles shortly after the initial collision and its occupants fled the scene.
Police said the third car had false licence plates.