Less than a week after 49-year-old Ava Thelwell drowned in the Rio Cobre, another woman is reported to have suffered the same faith. A minibus that today’s victim was travelling in, got into an accident, causing the bus to go off-road into the river. The bus collided with a Toyota Fielder station wagon that was reportedly overtaking other vehicles along the narrow roadway.
The bus was on route from Spanish Town to Linstead when the crash took place about 9:45 a.m this morning.
According to eyewitnesses, the other occupants of the bus including the driver managed to escape quickly however the victim was trapped and unable to be freed in time.
Check out the footage below.
Watch as the bus is being pulled out of the river.