15-year-old boy dies after truck overturns

Written by Ernesto Cooke

A teenager lost his life when a truck overturned in the community of Fairhall yesterday.

The incident which took place sometime after 12pm left 15-year-old Justin Young of Lower Questelles dead and a family in mourning.

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Justin, the driver, and another teenager were on board the truck when the incident occurred.

The driver is now a patient at the Milton Cato Memorial with non–life threatening injuries.

The second teenager sustained injuries to the shoulders and a head scan was also performed on him.

Justin was pronounced dead on arrival at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital in Kingstown.

Sources say that the youths were given a summer job, they were seated in the cab with the driver,  Justin was seated between the driver and the other teenager without any seatbelt.