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December 27, 2012
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Taxi-operator killed in motor vehicle crash

A taxi-operator who died in a motor vehicle crash in Clarendon yesterday morning has been identified as 60-year-old Horace Mitchell.

According to the police, Mitchell, from Springfield district, in the parish, died of injuries he sustained in the crash which occurred around 3 a.m.

The Lionel Town police report that Mitchell was driving his Toyota motor car along the roadway in Banks district, when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a utility pole.

It is reported that he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Mitchell's death follows a car collision in St Thomas on Christmas Day, which left six persons injured.

Five persons were also injured in a crash in Portland on Tuesday.

five-vehicle collision

On Wednesday morning, a five-vehicle collision near Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston, has left two persons in hospital with injuries.

The Constabulary Communication Network report that the crash involved an oil tanker and four other vehicles near the Tinson Pen Aerodome.

Two persons have been taken to the Kingston Public Hospital with minor injuries.

No fatalities have been reported.

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