Police officers hospitalised after vehicle flips and lands in ditch

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 08:00

Two municipal police officers are warded at the San Fernando General Hospital after the vehicle they were driving flipped several times and landed in a ditch.

According to reports around 8:00 am this morning the officers were on patrol on the northbound lane close to the Gasparillo exit when they lost control of their vehicle.

CNC3's south correspondent Ivan Toolsie says that upon impact the officer's guns flew out the vehicle.

The guns were recovered, however, police are still on the scene searching for the magazines for the weapons.

This is the fourth accident involving members of the protective services within one month.

Two of the accidents involving police officers resulted in pedestrian fatalities.

Reporter: Carisa Lee and Ivan Toolsie