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Aug 9, 2022

Jermano Bol Charged for Manslaughter by Negligence

Samuel Pop

He was the driver behind the wheel of a red pickup truck that was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle near King’s Children’s Home in Cotton Tree Village. Tonight, Roaring Creek resident Jermano Bol was formally arrested and charged for manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct, drove motor vehicle without due care and attention in the fatal accident which claimed the life of Samuel Pop. The fifty-six-year-old was additionally charged with negligent grievous harm for the two passengers who travelled with him at the time of the accident and got injured.  He was also charged with negligent harm for the injuries sustained by Pop’s wife and brother-in-law. The fifth charge that Bol faced was drove motor vehicle with alcohol concentration above prescribed limit.  The accident occurred on Sunday night around eight-thirty as Pop was travelling to his home in Frank’s Eddy Village.


Voice of: Heyra Monterosa

Voice of: Heyra Monterosa, Sister-in-law of Deceased

“When dehn di come ih say Sam see the vehicle di come and ih say make we get pan di side because dehn man drunk. So he still gone pan the side, but the man still crash into he.”


Duane Moody

“So he took to the shoulder of the road and the other vehicle still crashed into him?”


Voice of: Heyra Monterosa

“Yes sir. He tried to avoid the accident. I see the driver yesterday at the hospital and he was very good. I di tell yo, I noh know how I feel when I see da man in there. And as I gone in with my sister cause we ker dehn dah hospital. As I gone in deh, I see the man pan the wheelchair and I say ina my mind this dah di man weh mi deh ina the accident because wah lady reach by we when we mi ina di accident place and asked we about some Bol and I tell the lady, “Miss no Bol noh ina this accident.” I neva know that a Bol was in the accident. And she was crying and she said she was his mother. And she said, if any Bol is in the accident and I tell ahn Miss I can’t tell you; I don’t know. And she tell me if she could know how the bwai ina di accident name and I just member I tell she Sam.”


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