Friday 14 August, 2020

Suspected driver apprehended after reported hit and run in Jamaica

Police of the Jamaica Constabulary say they have arrested a male driver who reportedly mowed down a passenger in Port Maria, St Mary in Jamaica and 'drove away' from the scene on Friday.

The accident took place on Warner Street, Port Maria, St. Mary claiming the life of 47-year-old Othneil Flemmings, of the Stennett Street section of the parish. 

Reports from the Port Maria police are that about 6.00 pm, Flemmings was standing along the roadway, when he was hit by a Toyota Probox motor car which did not stop.

Police said an investigation was launched and the driver was later apprehended. His identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

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