Child Dies After Car Goes Overboard

Sadly, Assistant Commissioner of Police Antoine Daniels confirmed at the scene that one of the young children extracted from the car that went overboard at Shark Hole in Hamilton parish has since been pronounced dead.

It is also understood that the adult female driver and the other young child involved received non-life threatening injuries. Numerous members of the public assisted first responders with the rescue effort.

Traffic diversions remain in effect in the Shark Hole, Hamilton parish area. Currently motorists are being rerouted at Paynters Road and Wilkinson Avenue, while inquiries continue at the scene regarding the circumstances of this tragic incident.

Any witnesses are encouraged to call 211 or the main police number 295-0011 as soon as possible.

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