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Camillia Trimmingham.
Camillia Trimmingham.

The Carnival Development Corporation (CDC) says its will join with the Police Force to review safety and security producers in the wake of the death of a revelers who was injured by a truck during J’ouvert on Monday.

Camillia Trimmingham, a 17-year-old student of the St. Clair Dacon Secondary School, died in hospital on Monday after she crushed by the wheel of a truck during the revelry.

“The CDC expresses condolences to the family and friends of the unfortunate young lady who met with an accident involving a music truck on J’ouvert morning,” CDC chair, Dennis Ambrose said in his review of the festival on Wednesday.

“We hope to never have such an experience like this in the future, and extend a warning to those individuals who dance and jig close to the trucks to please exercise great caution. The CDC and the Police will also be reviewing the safety and security procedures in this regard,” Ambrose further said.

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7 replies on “Death J’ouvert morning prompts CDC to relook safety procedures”

  1. Clarence wyllie says:

    I wish to extend sincere condolences to the bereaved family of the young lady. May she rest in peace

  2. Luann Hadaway says:

    Condolences to the Family of The young Lady. Guess CDC will have to get the trucks to use Plywood right around the trucks as they do now just over the back wheels. Not sure how we can stop Revelers, who would have consumed some sort of alcohol from dancing too close to the trucks. Have to protect them from themselves!!!

  3. Sincere condolences to the family and friends of Camillia. May she rest in sweet perfect peace.

  4. On behalf of her school family, we express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of Camilla. Our hearts are broken and we miss you a whole lot. May she rest in peace.

  5. MICHAEL LEWIS says:


  6. This is such a tragedy. Condolences to the relatives of this child. Guess it definitely have to consider cordoning off trucks during all of these types of events. Support Ms Hadaway’s recommendation above. Safety measures at all public events have always to be undertaken. Sadly it takes tragedy to jolt us. Never to late to rectify.

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