National Library’s chief librarian killed in vehicle accident
Thompson was in the front seat of the national library’s vehicle, which was hit by a car reportedly being chased by the police. The impact sent the vehicle crashing into the nearby concrete bridge. Thompson was pinned between the bridge and the mini-bus.
Eyewitnesses told the media that the Thompson was already dead before she was rushed to the hospital. Her driver was also seriously injured in the accident. He is now receiving medical attention at the GPHC.
Dennis Lewis a passerby who came to render some assistance told members of the media that when he arrived on the scene the car was still in motion.
He said at that point two persons were trapped in the car both appeared to be unconscious.
A source told this newscast that car sped away from the police in Robb Street, after colliding with two other vehicles.
The men were taken police custody. Relatives and friends gathered in shock as the news of Thompson’s death spreading.
Thompson was the chief Librarian at the national library for the past few years.