A woman is dead and her partner, an upcoming dancehall artiste is in hospital after a bizarre accident which occurs in New Green Manchester last night.
The upcoming dancehall artist known only as Fresh King and his spouse Junique Chung were traveling in a car in the early hours of this morning when tragedy struck.
We have since learned that they had just left an event of which he was booked to perform.
New updated reaching our news team is that the young artiste is still in the hospital at this time after previous unconfirmed reports stated that he too had died.
A mystery still lies of how or what caused the car to break in two.
The couple has a 1-year-old child.
MANCHESTER, Jamaica — The police have identified the young woman who was killed in a motor vehicle collision on the New Green main road in Manchester this morning.
She is 19-year-old Junique Chung of Fuertado Drive in Mandeville, Manchester.
Reports from the police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) are that about 2:30 am, the driver of a Mitsubishi Lancer motor car traveling towards Mandeville collided with the rear of a Nissan Tiida motorcar traveling in the same direction while attempting to overtake the Nissan Tiida motorcar.
As a result of the impact, the driver of the Nissan Tiida allegedly lost control of the motor vehicle and crashed into a utility pole. Chung who was a passenger in the Nissan Tiida motorcar was thrown from the vehicle.
The CCU said she sustained several injuries and was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The driver of the Nissan Tiida and another passenger remain in hospital.
The driver of the Mitsubishi Lancer motor car was treated and released.
He has been warned for prosecution.
More details soon.