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April 6, 2024

A 63-year-old man has died following a 2-vehicle accident along the Adams section of the ABC Highway, at its junction with Kingsland Road, Christ Church in the area of the Deighton Griffith Secondary School.

The accident occurred around 11:30 last night.

The deceased has been officially identified as Garfield Decourtney Thorpe of Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church.

Police say one vehicle was travelling due west along the Highway from the airport towards Kendal Hill while the other was travelling in the opposite direction. The collision occurred as one car attempted to turn right onto Kingsland Road.

Ambulance and fire personnel responded.

Thorpe died at the scene.

The driver and female passenger of the other car were taken to the QEH by ambulance for medical treatment. At the time their injuries were assessed by the EMT as not serious.

Investigations are ongoing.

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