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UPDATE: Education Ministry trauma team visits John Rollins Primary after students die in road crash

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The education ministry has expressed sadness at the death of two children and an adult in a motor vehicle crash on the Rose Hall main road in St James this morning.

Read: Driver, 2 students killed in St James crash

Education Minister Ruel Reid, in a release, extended condolences to the family of the deceased children and offered his prayers for a full recovery to the other three children who are hospitalised in critical condition.

The ministry said it has dispatched a trauma team to conduct grief counselling sessions at the John Rollins Success Primary School in St James where the children attended school.

“The ministry wishes to thank parents and community members who have been on hand to offer their support to grieving family members and school staff. The deaths of these precious children are truly sad and regrettable.”

Reid used the opportunity to urge the public to exercise care and obey the road rules when driving to ensure the protection of lives and property.

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