Two Year old Dies Following Traffic Accident

The Traffic Department is investigating the accident that occurred at about 7:10 pm on Sunday evening, along the Kim Collins Highway.

The accident involved motor car P1714 driven by Boris Johnson of Parray’s Village and motor car PA1436 driven by Kimo Liburd of Lodge Project.

Investigations revealed that Liburd was travelling towards the Airport when he collided with Johnson who was travelling in the opposite direction.

The vehicles were extensively damaged and both drivers sustained lacerations and bruises about their bodies as well as the front seat passenger of P1714, Alexia Johnson.

Two year old Joniah Johnson, who was also a passenger in P1714 died from her injuries after being rushed to the JNF Hospital at approximately 11:00 pm.

The adults in the vehicles were also taken to hospital but have since been released.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.  Investigations are ongoing.  This is the first road fatality for 2012.

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