Two people are dead and others injured following a road crash near Bluefield in Westmoreland involving two motorcycles and a car, on Independence Day.
Dead are 23-year-old Andre Lawrence and 17-year-old Chis-Ann Perry, both of Petersville, White House, Westmoreland.
Reports from the Savanna-la-mar police are that about 7:30 a.m., Monday, Lawrence, Perry, an unidentified male and another female were traveling on motorcycles on the Farm main road. Police identified the motorcycles as a Jamco and a Hi-Rev. On reaching a section of the roadway, the drivers of the motorcycles allegedly lost control and crashed into the rear of a Honda Motorcar.
All four persons from the motorcycles sustained multiple injuries and were taken to hospital where Lawrence and Perry were pronounced dead and the other male and female were admitted.
By Franklin McKnight