A man perished in a fiery accident along the Salt Marsh/Greenwood main road in Trelawny in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The dead man has been identified as Carvel McDonald, otherwise known as ‘Troy’, of a Jericho address in Hanover. Mr. McDonald died after the Toyota RunX motorcar he was driving collided with another vehicle just after 12 a.m., and then burst into flames. The driver of the other vehicle, sustained several fractured bones and was treated at hospital.
The Fire Department in Falmouth related that they received the call about 12:05 a.m., and rushed to the scene. Upon arrival, they found McDonald’s car engulfed in flame and that of the other driver lying outside seemingly having been thrown from his vehicle. An operation quickly ensued and the situation was brought under control. It was then that McDonald’s charred remains were found. They had to do a roof flap extrication technique for the authorities to access the body following the blaze.
According to unconfirmed information McDonald, who was an employee of Chukka, was coming from a JAPEX function being held at his workplace on Tuesday when the accident occurred. S.B.