Monday afternoon the local residents were treated to some shocking scenes as an accident in Trelawny between a taxi and a private vehicle saw three people lose their life.
The Toyota station wagon that was being used as a taxi was travelling along Duncan’s main road when it collided with a Nissan motor car that was travelling in the opposite direction.
After the initial impact, the Nissan car exploded into flames. Both persons who were inside the car were unfortunately burned badly before they could be rescued.
One of the female passengers from the taxi also died from her injuries to cap off a very tragic day. There were also other injuries to the occupants of the taxi but they are expected to make a full recovery.