Pedal cyclist killed in hit and run accident

October 24, 2016

Investigators in the Clarendon division are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the driver of a motor vehicle that fled the scene after colliding with a pedal cyclist in Palmers Cross, May Pen, yesterday. The pedal cyclist has since succumbed to his injuries.

Dead is 46-year-old Mitcham Campbell of Delacree Lane, Kingston 11.

Reports from the May Pen police are that about 6:35 p.m., Campbell was riding his bicycle, when on reaching the vicinity of 19 Miles, he was hit from behind by the driver of a motor vehicle. The driver did not stop.

The police were alerted and Campbell was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead hours later.

Anyone with information that can assist the police with their investigations is being asked to contact the May Pen police at 986-2208 or 986-2529, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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