The police are probing a fiery two-vehicle crash on a section of the Queen’s Highway in Discovery Bay, St Ann on Sunday morning that left four persons dead.
The Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the police’s information arm, has confirmed the incident.
Information on the crash is still sketchy, but the CCU said the tragedy occurred at about 7:50 am.
So far the victims remain unidentified.
It is believed that the two motor vehicles were traveling along the wet roadway when they collided. One of the vehicles then caught fire at the side of the road.
Firefighters and the police arrived at the scene and managed to extinguish the blaze.
In a video obtained by JamaicaMediaOnline, an onlooker can be heard lamenting that persons are still trapped inside the burning vehicle.
More information on the incident is to follow.