Three killed in St. Vincent accident after leaving funeral

accident2KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Monday June 29, 2015 – A LIME employee and two of his relatives, including a 91-year-old man, were killed when the car in which they travelling went over a cliff in the western parish of St. David last night.

Telecoms worker Denzil Johnson; George Johnson, 91; and Icyna Johnson were heading back to their Spring Village community in St. Patrick, from a funeral in the fishing village of Chateaubelair on the Leeward coast of the island, when the tragedy occurred, according to local media reports.

The car plunged over a cliff in Troumaca, landing hundreds of feet below on another section of the road.

The fatal accident occurred almost six months after five schoolchildren were killed when a minibus carrying 23 passengers ran off the road and plunged into the sea at Rock Gutter in northeastern St. Vincent.

Most of the passengers were hospitalized following the January 12 accident and two other girls whose bodies were never recovered, are presumed dead.

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