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February 22, 2013
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Car plunges into trench
Rasbert Turner, Star Writer

A man looks on the Hyundai motor car that ran into an open trench with water near Six Miles, St Andrew. - Rasbert Turner

Traffic came to a standstill along the Mandela Highway yesterday after a car plunged into a trench near Six Miles, St Andrew.

Information reaching THE WEEKEND STAR indicate that the driver was proceeding towards Kingston when he reportedly loss control of the vehicle, and it ended up in the water which was on the left side.

Many persons looked marvel as to how the vehicle came to a halt in the stream.

"This is really a mystery. How come the vehicle is facing where it is coming from?" one driver who parked to look at the vehicle asked.

Others said the driver was lucky not to have been trapped inside the vehicle.

Jamaica Defence Force personnel and the police responded quickly and removed the vehicle from the trench.

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