JOS bus crash along Half Way Tree Road

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Title

JOS bus crash along Half Way Tree Road

Description

"JOS bus crash along Half Way Tree Road: JOS Driver Floret Thomas (right) explains to Police Constable Whibly how this bus crashed into the utility pole along Half Way Tree Road Sunday afternoon. According to Mrs. Thomas, she applied the brakes and the bus skidded and crashed into the pole. Two passengers and a pedestrian were slightly injured. The accident caused a 20-minute power cut in the vicinity and damaged a juke box and three other machines at the Cloud Nine club a short distance away. A JPSCo engineer is seen repairing the line at left."

Subject

Traffic accidents - Jamaica; Bus accidents - Jamaica; Buses; Leyland buses; Bus lines - Jamaica

Creator

Alvin Jones (Daily News)

Date

Nov-1974

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Jamaica Omnibus Services (JOS)

Identifier

D0009767

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), “JOS bus crash along Half Way Tree Road,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed January 27, 2023, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8869.