MVP Athlete Dies In Hope Road Crash, Another Injured

MVP Track Club athlete Jordan Scott reportedly died in a car crash on Hope Road yesterday morning (September 10).

Scott, formerly of Mannings School and Petersfield High attended the University of Technology (UTECH).

Another MVP athlete – Michael Campbell was also injured in the crash and has been admitted to the University Hospital of the West Indies.

  

Campbell was a member of Jamaica’s 4x100m relay team at this year’s IAAF World Championships in London.

Reports indicate that the car was travelling along Hope Road towards Papine at 4:45 am, when the driver overtook an ambulance at the intersection of Hope and Lady Musgrave Roads. 

Scott reportedly lost control of the vehicle before crashing into a median and then a utility pole before the car burst into flames.

The men were rescued from the blaze and taken to hospital where Scott was pronounced dead and Campbell admitted in serious condition.

Michael Campbell (left) and Jordan Scott

via Loop Jamaica

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