KINGSTON, Jamaica — The State-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) a short while ago confirmed that there was a fatal accident involving a child in Gregory Park, St Catherine this morning.
The child was reportedly a passenger on a JUTC bus that plies the Christian Gardens to Half-Way Tree route.
The bus company in a press release said that the accident occurred in the vicinity of the Caymanas Police Station.
Reports are that about 7:50 am the child was on the JUTC bus when it is alleged that he fell from the rear door of the vehicle and was run over by the vehicle's rear wheel.
The police were summoned and he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The child is believed to be about 10-years old, however, the police say his identity has not been confirmed.