Cruise News21 Cruise Passengers In Traffic Accident in Jamaica

21 Cruise Passengers In Traffic Accident in Jamaica

Earlier today, 21 cruise passengers were on an excursion in Falmouth, Jamaica when their vehicle was involved in a traffic accident.

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The passengers were on their way from the Dunn’s River Beach in St. Ann at the time of the accident. There were three other vehicles involved in the crash that happened on the Carey Park main road in Trelawny.

The passengers are on a five night cruise to the Western Caribbean on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas. Falmouth, Jamaica was the second of two port stops on the itinerary.

Sadly, one passenger passed away and another three are being treated in a local hospital. Several crew members are at the hospital assisting the injured passengers.

Royal Caribbean confirmed the tragic event and posted the following messages on Twitter:

Cruise Fever sends our thoughts and prayers to those who were injured and killed in the accident.

Cruise Fever will update this breaking news story as more information becomes available.

Photo Credit: Aztec06 via Wiki Creative Commons

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Cruise News21 Cruise Passengers In Traffic Accident in Jamaica

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