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Jamaican doctor dies from injuries suffered in Cayman crash

Jamaican doctor dies from injuries suffered in Cayman crash

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – A Jamaican doctor succumbed to her injuries here on Tuesday after being mowed down by a taxi shortly after landing at the Owen Roberts International Airport on Monday.

The police report that Dr. Vary Jones Leslie, 62, an obstetrician and gynecologist, arrived in the territory early Monday on a flight from Jamaica when the incident occurred.

The police say Jones-Leslie was hit by the taxi as she left the airport.

She was rushed to hospital with what was described as serious injuries.

In a news release on Tuesday the police confirmed her death.

Jones-Leslie who practiced at the Andrews Memorial Hospital in Kingston and the Spanish Town Hospital in the central Jamaican parish of St. Catherine had arrived here to take up a temporary job at the Health Service Authority

Meanwhile, the driver of the taxi whose name has not been released was treated at hospital and released.

The police are investigating the incident.