Biker collides with bus along Ocho Rios bypass

by June 12th, 2019

A biker is feared dead, after being seriously injured when his bike collided with a Toyota coaster bus along the Ocho Rios bypass in St. Ann this afternoon (June 12).


Reports are that just before 2 PM, a group of persons on 3 motorcycles was travelling along the bypass, towards the town centre.


Further reports are that at about the same time, a coaster bus was exiting the Buckfield Road, and entering the highway.


A resident told Irie FM news that one of the bikes, ran under the bus.



Police on scene theorize that speeding may have contributed to the biker losing control of the vehicle which collided with the bus.


The biker and the pillion passenger were injured.


Both men were taken to hospital.


Police say the persons on the other 2 motorcycles later fled the scene.