Accident on Lady Young Road

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:00

The driver and passenger of a dump truck are nursing serious injuries after the vehicle ran off the Lady Young road and narrowly missed plunging into a school.

The accident occurred around 9:30 am near to the Hilton Trinidad.

Reports are the truck breached a steel barrier and drove a short way downhill landing between a bamboo patch and near the Belmont Secondary School.

A school block located nearest to the crash site was evacuated to ensure the safety of pupils.

The accident has to a major traffic pile-up in the area.