Fitzroy Watkis pulled from accident

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Title

Fitzroy Watkis pulled from accident

Description

"Sunday Sun photographer Alvin Jones yesterday captured the excruciating pain 13 year old Fitzroy was suffering as he lifted from the wrecked front exit of a bus where he was standing when the bus crashed into the back of a parked JOS bus on Half Way Tree Road. Fitzroy who lives at 195 Olympic Way, Kingston 11 was pinned between both buses and is now a patient in the Kingston Public Hospital [KPH] suffered a fractured left leg, and gashes on his forehead and lips."

Subject

Traffic accidents; Traffic accident victims; Automobiles; Bus accidents - Jamaica

Creator

Alvin Jones (Daily News)

Date

15-Jul-1979

Source

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

Identifier

D0008111
D0008112

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Alvin Jones (Daily News), “Fitzroy Watkis pulled from accident,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed December 2, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/7267.