Saturday, July 16, 2016

Update: Sixth Victim Of Flat Bridge Crash Found

Update: The body of the sixth victim was removed from the Rio Cobre a short while ago and is still unidentified.

A accicent on the  Bog Walk Gorge Vicinty Flat Bridge has taken the lives of 5 men and 1 woman. Two other victims re still unaccounted for.

The fatal accident occurs at 1:00 Am this morning. at about 1am. 

According to reports, the blue Suzuki Vitara was owned and at the time was being driven by Mr Stephen Ricketts. It was heading towards Bog Walk from Tawe Pen, Spanish Town. 

Upon reaching flat bridge, the driver failed to negotiate the bridge and vehicle went over into the water. Of the eight persons said to be aboard the vehicle the lone survivor is Shane Harris age 19. 

When the vehicle was removed from the water only five bodies were recovered to include a female.

The names of the deceased was identified has Stephen Ricketts, Shevaughnie Ricketts, Sujay Ricketts, Benjamin Ellis and Shantel Morris. 

The survivor was treated and released. 

The bodies of two more victims are yet to be recovered.

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