Monday 15 October, 2018

Firemen use Jaws of Life to free one driver in crash

The Jaws of Life had to be used to free one driver after a two-vehicle collision in Christ Church last night.

Police are actively conducting investigations into the accident which occurred about 7:50 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018, along Greame Hall Road in Christ Church.

Involved were a motor van owned by Sugar Cane Club Hotel and Spa located at Maynards, St. Peter, driven by Peter Thompson, 48 years of Orange Cottage, Horse Hill, St. Joseph, and a motor car owned and driven by Herbert Millar, 62 years of Garner Drive, Enterprise, Christ Church.

Police reported that the two motor vehicles were travelling in opposing directions along the mentioned stretch of road. For reasons still under investigations both vehicles collided resulting in injuries to both drivers. They were both transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by ambulance. Their conditions at the time were listed as stable. They both had injuries which were not life-threatening.

Two fire tenders from Worthing Fire Station responded and the ‘Jaws of Life’ was used to extract the Millar from his car.

Both vehicles were extensively damaged.

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