JOS bus overturn at Forest Hills

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Title

JOS bus overturn at Forest Hills

Description

"Overturned bus - A no. 33 JOS bus overturned at Forest Hills yesterday morning on it 7 o'clock trip downtown. It left 40 of its some 60 passengers with slight injuries. Unconfirmed reports are that the brakes failed and driver Lingon Miller, in an attempt to bring it to a stop, hugged the right [curb] for a few yards then wedged the bus between a retaining wall and a light pole. Passengers got out through a back window."

Subject

Traffic accidents - Jamaica; Bus accidents - Jamaica; Buses

Creator

Charles Kinkead (Daily News)

Date

21-Aug-1981

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Accidents, Ja. - Road

Identifier

D0008092

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Charles Kinkead (Daily News), “JOS bus overturn at Forest Hills,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed December 2, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/7248.