Man dies in North Side car wreck

Update: In a surprising turn of events, local police arrested a teenager in connection with Sunday’s deadly crash in North Side.  

Accident investigators confirmed the 23-year-old man killed in the early morning crash was not the driver of the vehicle, even though he was the only one on scene when police and emergency crews arrived.   

The single vehicle road crash occurred shortly before 5:30
a.m. on Sunday, when the Honda Accord involved in the wreck left the road and collided with a wall near
Old Robin Road. The 23-year-old man who was within the vehicle, died at the
scene.
 

He was identified as Jordan Anthony Ebanks, a passenger in the Honda. 

Police enquiries have since established that a 17-year-old
male left the scene of the crash. He was arrested late yesterday evening in
George Town on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
 

 

Initial story: A fatal one-vehicle accident was reported shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Sunday in the vicinity of Old Robin Road in North Side.  

Police said a Honda Accord crashed into a wall at the location, killing the male driver. After Emergency Medical Services left the scene, officers continued to take measurements and photographs for their report of the incident.  

The vehicle was removed around 9 a.m. The road, which becomes the Queen’s Highway eastward, was then reopened. 

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A fatal one-vehicle accident was reported shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Sunday in the vicinity of Old Robin Road in North Side. Police said a Honda Accord crashed into a wall at the location, killing the male driver. After Emergency Medical Services left the scene, officers continued to take measurements and photographs for their report of the incident. The vehicle was removed around 9 a.m. The road, which becomes the Queen’s Highway eastward, was then reopened. The name of the deceased was not confirmed by press time. – Photo: Carol Winker
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