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Suspected driver held after ‘hit and run’ in St Mary

Police say they have arrested a male driver who reportedly mowed down a passenger in Port Maria, St Mary and ‘drove away’ from the scene on Friday.

The incident took place on Warner Street, Port Maria, St. Mary claiming the life of 47-year-old Othneil Flemmings, of the Stennett Street section of the parish.

Reports from the Port Maria police are that about 6:00 pm, Flemmings was standing along the roadway, when he was hit by a Toyota Probox motor car which did not stop.

Police said an investigation was launched and the driver was later apprehended. His identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

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