Accident victim’s family seeks $10 million

Almost four years after 36-year-old Stacey Rique was killed when a crane collided with her car after breaking a red light, her family is now suing its owner, its insurance company and the State.

In a lawsuit filed in the Port-of-Spain High Court yesterday, lawyers representing Rique’s mother Majorie claimed that Sammy’s Multilift Services Limited, Sagicor General Insurance and the police were all negligent in the June 25, 2014 accident.

Rique was the daughter of Roy Rique, a former director of operations and communications at the Office of the Prime Minister.

CCTV video captures accident with police motorcyclist

CCTV footage of an accident near the Eddie Hart Ground in which a police motorcyclist was injured as his vehicle collided with another vehicle. The officer was responsive following the accident and was taken for medical treatment.

The driver and occupants of the car, which included children, were not seriously injured.

Caught on Camera: Aftermath of accident involving police motorcyclist

A motorist captured video of the immediate aftermath of an accident on the Priority Bus Route today, involving a police motorcyclist and a car.

The accident occurred near the Eddie Hart Grounds in Tunapuna.

The motorcyclist required medical attention but the driver and other occupants of the car are said to have escaped without serious injury.

MY EYE: Caparo accident

This photo was sent to us by 'Kevin' via the My Eye feature in the CNC3 App.

Kevin says the photo taken by Sheila Mohammed showing an accident in Caparo.

We did not get much more information but we trust that no one was seriously injured and we urge you to be safer on the roads.

You too can report to us via the My Eye feature on the CNC3 App.

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Car runs off precipice on Lady Young Road

The driver of a Toyota Corolla was lucky to escape with his life as the car he was driving ran off a precipice on the Lady Young Road Thursday afternoon.

Reports indicate that around 2 pm Thursday, the driver lost control and went off the road near the Hilton Hotel.

Police officers from both the Morvant and Belmont police stations responded and confirmed that one person was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital for treatment.

Police are advising drivers to be cautious using the Lady Young Road today.


No breathalyser test administered to driver following this

Police say the driver of the car that ran off the road and ended up in Williams Bay, Chaguaramas this morning, was not given a breathalyser test. 

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service says the accident happened in the early hours of the morning following a boat cruise party which are popular in that area. 

Police say the driver was overtaking traffic and lost control. 

The car cut through the metal safety barriers and then into the sea. 

The driver and another passenger were left with just minor injuries.

Soldier killed in road accident

A member of the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force is the country’s latest road fatality.

Reports indicate that just after 4 am, Rajesh Sookdeo was proceeding south along the Solomon Hochoy highway when he lost control of his white Honda Civic.

Sookdeo‘s vehicle ran off the roadway and crashed into a light pole.

He died at the scene.


21-year-old man killed as car slams into gas truck

An accident along the Rochard Douglas Road in Barrackpore, has claimed the life of a 21-year-old man.

He has been identified as Nadir Salick.

Salick was killed when his car hit a truck carrying gas tanks, head-on.

Police reports indicate that Salick appears to have swerved to avoid a pothole when he slammed into the truck.

This is the third fatal road accident this week.


Barrackpore man killed in hit-and-run accident

An accident in Barrackpore has claimed the life of a man.

Police reports suggest that shortly before 8pm on Tuesday the driver of a motor car collided with a man identified as 46-year-old Roland Rampersad along Roshard Road, Barrackpore. 

Upon impact the man was thrown into the air and landed several feet away from the accident. 

Police pronounced the man dead on the scene. 

The driver of the motor car is assisting police with investigations.