KINGSTON College’s Aryamany Rodgers continued his fine forms as he posted a commanding win in the boys Open 1500m at Saturday’s staging of the JAAA/Puma Development meet at Kirkvine, Manchester.Rodgers, who has been dominant on the road so far this season in 5k events and who posted a quick 15:18 in the 5000 metres at The Purewater/Danny Williams Development meet at Jamaica College recently, took the chance to show his all-round ability. Leading from start to finish, Rodgers pulled away from his rivals to post a good 4:17.58. Rajees Haye of Maggoty High was second in 4:29.57 with third going to Teahjmair Harrison of Hydel in 4:31.86.Like she did a week ago where she dominated the 100m, Edwin Allen’s Tia Clayton was too good for her rivals as she won the Class Four 200m in 23.78 seconds. Aliyah Blair of St. Jago, who defeated Clayton several months ago at the JTA Primary Championships had to settle for second in 24.74 seconds, with her teammate Brianna Lyston coming in third in 24.89 seconds.Edwin Allen also had wins in classes three and one. Last year’s double Class Three sprint champion Kevona Davis continued her impressive form this season to win the Class Three event in 23.16 seconds, as Sashieka Steele was second in 23.34 with third going to Seleisa Palmer of Edwin Allen in 23.73.There was a sweep in Class One for Edwin Allen led by World Under 20 representative Patrice Moodie, who was first in 23.74, as teammates Shellece Clarke 23.83 and Kimone Muschette 23.90 finished second and third respectively .In Class Two it was Holmwood Technical’s Kishawna Wallace who came out on top in 23.32 seconds ahead of Vere Technical’s Ti-Anna Dawkins, 23.46 with third going to Kaja Francis of Manchester High in 23.97.GC Foster College and MVP Track Club athletes shared the spoils among club competitors. GC Foster College swept the men’s Open 400m with Colin King taking the event in 51.06 seconds, ahead of teammates Vashaun Grant, 51.26 and Shemar Brown, 51.91.Kemar Eldemire took the men’s 800m for GC Foster College in 2:04.60 ahead of Fabian Hutchinson of Knox, 2:04.66 and Rogay Henry (GC Foster) 2:05.90.Shereca Hemmings and Jhevaughn Young of MVP took the top places in the women’s and men’s 200m. Henry won the women’s event in 23.98, while Young’s winning time was 20.93.Kingston College athletes dominated the 400m taking two spots in two of the three classes. In Class One there was a clean sweep of the top three spots for the North Street school. Nathaniel Bann was first here, finishing in 51.11 ahead of Jhevaughn Matherson,51.34 with Romel Plummer taking third in 51.63.Rayon Campbell took top honours in Class Three in 56.2 ahead of David Martin of St Elizabeth Technical, 56.58 as Shemar Pearce of Petersfield, 56.88.
Fatal accidentsA Post Mortem Examination (PME) conducted on the body of 25-year-old Intiaz Muhammad, who was run over by a car in Linden on Sunday, has given the cause of death as multiple crushing injuries consistent with a motor vehicular accident.The labourer, of Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo, met his demise in the wee hours of Sunday following an accident which occurred along the One Mile Public Road in Wismar.According to reports, the deceased was lying on the roadway when he was run over at about 03:00h by a hire car bearing registration number HC 8814, being driven by a resident of Wisrock, Linden.The driver has since alleged that he had been blinded by the bright lights of a vehicle proceeding in the opposite direction. He reportedly told investigators that, as a result, he drove over the now man, who had been lying at the side of the road. Reports are that the driver had stopped for a while, but drove away sometime later. Muhammad was later picked up by an ambulance and taken to theClayton Docton SkybarLinden Hospital Complex (LHC), where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police say the driver later turned himself in at the Wismar Police Station.The motor car, which was damaged, has also since been impounded as Police continue their investigation. ‘E’ Division (Linden-Kwakwani) Commander Linden Lord on Monday confirmed that the driver remains in Police custody. Lord noted that legal advice is being sought; and once charged, he is likely to appear in court on Wednesday.Meanwhile, the PME conducted on the body of Mabura fatal accident victim Clayton Docton Skybar has indicated that the 16-year-old miner died of multiple injuries consistent with a motor vehicular accident.The PME was conducted at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) on Monday. The drivers of the two trucks involved in the accident, which occurred in the vicinity of 58 Miles along the Mabura Road on Friday, have since been released from Police custody after being granted station bail.The trucks reportedly collided at about 11:30h in the vicinity of 58 Miles, Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice).According to ‘E’ Division (Linden-Kwakwani) Commander Linden Lord, the drivers are required to report to the Mackenzie Police Station daily.He also noted that legal advice will be sought on the way forward with the case, as he pointed out that either driver has given Police a conflicting story regarding what had transpired.According to information from Police, at the time of the accident, the deceased, along with three passengers, was seated in the tray of GPP 4923 with trailer THH 9317, driven by a 23-year-old resident of Helena Number 1, East Coast, Demerara (ECD), when it collided with GTT 2531, driven by a 41-year-old of Timehri Public Road, East Bank, Demerara (EBD).The truck in which Skybar was a passenger was reportedly laden with lumber and was heading to Linden, while the other was said to be heading into Mabura. Following the incident, Skybar was rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC), where he was pronounced dead on arrival.