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Grenada national killed in road accident

A Grenada national was killed following an accident on Wrightson Road on Thursday night.

According to reports, Bernard Flemming was attempting to cross the roadway near the Breakfast Shed, when he was hit by a Mitsubishi Lancer shortly before 10 pm.

Flemming died at the scene of the accident.

Corporal Jack of the Central Police Station is conducting investigations into the incident.

Reporter: Peter Christopher

Swissport worker dies in vehicular accident

A Swissport worker at the Piarco International Airport is this country's latest road fatality statistic.

The toll now stands at 51.

Rudra Sookdeo, 40, of Coalmine in Sangre Grande died instantly when a vehicle crashed into him while driving along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway on Monday morning.

The driver of the other vehicle was charged on Monday afternoon for driving under the influence of alcohol after a breathalyzer was administered to him at the hospital.

30-year-old man dies in Tobago road accident

Keon Lewis, 30, of Mt St George died in a fatal accident along the Store Bay Local Road, on Tuesday night.

Lewis' death brings to four, the number of persons killed in vehicular accidents in Tobago for 2019.

According to eye witness accounts, Lewis was driving his Navara north along Silk Cotton Road in Bon Accord when he collided with a white panel van which was heading west along the Store Bay Local Road.

Both drivers were taken to the Scarborough General Hospital where Lewis died.

The other driver is in a stable condition.

Mayaro woman dies after throwing herself into path of a car

A 27-year-old Mayaro woman was killed after she threw herself in front of a moving vehicle Wednesday night.

She has been identified as 27-year-old Julie Ramoutar, a mother of three, including a 7-month old child.

Reports indicate that around 9.30 pm  Wednesday, Ramoutar ran into the path of a Nissan Almera near LP 34 St Ann’s Village, Mayaro.

Doctors at the Mayaro District Hospital were unable to revive Ramoutar and she was pronounced dead.

Police are investigating the incident.

Police officers hospitalised after vehicle flips and lands in ditch

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.

Man crashes vehicle into Couva Health Facility

A close call for patients and staff at the Couva district health facility last evening, when a man crashed his vehicle into the facility.

According to police reports, the man was feeling unwell and drove to the hospital to seek medical attention, however, upon arrival, he blacked out losing control of his car which then crashed into the facility.

Images on social media show the silver Nissan wagon in a hallway at the hospital surrounded by debris.

Chairs, walls and other items were also damaged by the accident.

Car crushed in highway mishap

High­way pa­trol of­fi­cers are still piec­ing to­geth­er the event which saw a piece of heavy du­ty un­der­wa­ter equip­ment falling on­to a car along the Solomon Ho­choy High­way on Thurs­day morn­ing.

Ini­tial re­ports stat­ed that the trail­er truck was dri­ving north along the high­way when on reach­ing the For­res Park over­pass in Clax­ton Bay, the load fell on­to a car, al­most flat­ten­ing the front.

Of­fi­cers of the High­way Pa­trol Unit, South re­spond­ed.

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