Men injured in motor vehicle collision
Two men have been hospitalised following a motor vehicle collision along the McCooks Pen main road in St Catherine this morning.
The accident, which occurred about 8:15, involving a Nissan pick-up and a Honda Fit motorcar.
Police confirmed that both vehicles were travelling in opposite direction along the busy thoroughfare, when upon reaching near the Jamaica Broilers commercial offices, they collided.
The police said the collision resulted in two men, who were travelling in the back of the pick-up, being thrown from the vehicle.
Both suffered injuries all over their bodies and were rushed to the Spanish Town Hospital where they were admitted in serious condition.
The St Catherine North Traffic Department has launched a probe ion the matter to ascertain what caused the collision. The division has recorded 11 road fatalities since the start of 2016, the police said.