Accident in front of JAMINTEL earth station in St. Thomas

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Title

Accident in front of JAMINTEL earth station in St. Thomas

Description

"Nicholas Jones of Kingston was pulled from this wrecked car and rushed to the Princess Margaret Hospital where he is now a patient suffering from multiple fractures and abrasions.
The accident occurred shortly after 3pm on Tuesday in front of JAMINTEL earth station where seven people have died in separate accidents between 1972 and '78.
According to eye-witness, a bus on its way from Kingston to Port Antonio overtook a parked minibus and crashed into Mr. Jones' car."

Subject

Traffic accidents - Jamaica; Automobiles

Creator

Daily News Morant Bay

Date

9-Jun-1979

Source

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

Identifier

D0008107

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Daily News Morant Bay, “Accident in front of JAMINTEL earth station in St. Thomas,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed December 8, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/7263.