Jamaica’s former Prime Minister, P.J. Patterson is undergoing surgery today, following a motor vehicle crash at his house in St Andrew.
A statement yesterday from The People’s National Party (PNP), which Mr Patterson used to lead, reported that the medical team attending to him determined that he suffered injuries to his right knee and right hip.
Mr Patterson was taken to the Tony Thwaites Wing at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) on Monday night, following the accident.
Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, PJ Patterson, is now undergoing a complete medical evaluation at the University Hospital of the West Indies, following an accident last night.
Mr Patterson was rushed to hospital late Monday evening after a reported motor vehicle accident at his upper St Andrew home. The extent of his injuries, if any, could not be immediately ascertained.
Seventeen-year-old Stacy Paul and her boyfriend Ronald Deonarine, 21, wanted to build a life with each other.
Instead, they died together and will be cremated side by side at the Shore of Peace on Wednesday.
Four police officers were injured in an accident in Barrackpore Tuesday morning.
Reports indicate that none of the officers received life-threatening injuries.
However, images showed the officers being transported from the scene of the accident in an ambulance.
One eyewitness told Guardian Media's Ivan Toolsie that a red pick-up truck which was driving behind the officers crashed into the police vehicle after they suddenly mashed brakes.
Dexter Pollard, the 50-year-old school teacher who was found dead last Friday morning after his car crashed into a billboard, died from a heart attack.
An autopsy conducted yesterday found that Pollard suffered the heart attack before his car crashed into an advertising billboard along the Uriah Butler Highway near the Caroni overpass on Thursday night.
Pollard, was pulled from the vehicle on Friday morning. He had been dead for hours when fire officers finally were able to remove him from the wrecked car.
Amara Reason, the two-year-old girl who was struck by a vehicle in Arima on Saturday has died.
The toddler, who was in critical condition and on life support at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex Paediatric Hospital in Mount Hope passed away at about 3.30 am.
When Kyle Jagroop went to the infamous Debe death strip where his neighbour Nicholas Coon had survived a car accident, he was unaware that the body still trapped in the wreck was his father Premchand Jagroop.
A two-year-old girl has been deemed brain dead and is now surviving only on machines, after being hit by a pick-up truck in Arima.
The child is now in a critical condition with a collapsed lung at the Mt Hope hospital.
The accident occurred along La Retreat Road, Arima.
Reports indicate that a 29-year-old man was driving his Nissan Frontier when he observed some pedestrians standing on the pavement.
He told police that the child suddenly stepped into the roadway and he was unable to avoid hitting her.
One man is dead after his car reportedly spun out of control, flipped several times and crashed into a billboard along the Uriah Butler Highway near the Caroni overpass.
The victim has been identified Dexter Pollard, 50, of Oropune Gardens.
Police officers told Guardian Media’s Otto Carrington they believe the accident occurred at approximately 11 pm on Thursday.
However, officers who were patrolling the highway only discovered the vehicle at 6:30 am on Friday.