President Jovenel Moïse has called on the competent authorities to investigate “as soon as possible” the accident that occurred on Sunday resulting in the death of 34 people and injuring 17 others.
Police said that the accident occurred when a bus slammed into a crowd in the city of Gonaives, north of here.
In a statement, Moise said he was dismayed by the “terrible accident” and expressed his “deep sadness”.
“The head of State conveys, on behalf of the Government, his sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the victims of this too much drama on our national roads,” the statement noted.
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SOURCE: Jamaica Observer