The Police have confirmed that a freak accident which took place this morning, has taken the life of a sanitation worker.
17 year old Steven Perez was crushed by a garbage truck after the driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle while coming down Scotts hill in the Potter’s area.
The truck reportedly ran into a house and fell over to its side trapping the teen underneath.
Police Inspector Frankie Thomas confirmed the news to ZDK’s News team that the accident occurred around 9:30 am.
22 year old Daniel Castro and the 55 year old owner and driver of the vehicle is said to be at the Mount St. John’s Medical Centre awaiting treatment.
We will continue to follow this developing story and provide information as it comes to hand.