An unidentified fruit vendor was killed in an accident this morning as a JUTC bus hit him then ran into a building. There were also unofficial reports of other injuries. The incident took place at about 6:30 am.
Unofficial reports from onlookers are that the driver had problems steering the state owned bus, after collision with a motor car, before it hit the vendor and ending up in the building adjacent to a restaurant.
The incident created a major traffic pile-up in downtown Kingston this morning.