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.
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.
One Trinidadian woman is dead and three others are in critical condition at the hospital after a cement truck overturned and landed on another vehicle in Tobago.
Reports indicate at around ten thirty this morning, the cement truck was proceeding along the main road in Hope Village when it came into contact with a low hanging cable.
One eye witness report says, the truck flipped in the air and landed on top of a car, trapping its three occupants.
Police are investigating a major accident in Tobago which has left three people injured.
Police say a cement truck was proceeding along the roadway near Hope when it encountered a low-lying cable.
One eyewitness said the truck flipped in the air and landed on its side on top of a car trapping those inside.
First responders are currently on the scene.
The accident has caused a massive traffic pile-up in the area.
Hope is located just a few miles east of Scarborough.
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The child has died at the San Fernando General Hospital having suffered 100 percent burns.
*** Earlier Report****
A 3-year-old child is barely holding on to life after suffering 4th-degree burns when his father's car exploded in Tabaquite.
Prince Fracette, 3, of 21 Cito Lane, Tabaquite, is now at the San Fernando General Hospital where doctors are desperately attempting to save his life.
A 37-year-old Valsayn man is in hospital after his car plunged off the top floor of the carpark at Price Plaza, Chaguanas.
Darren John was rushed to the Chaguanas Health Facility around 3.20 Wednesday morning with spinal injuries.
He was later transferred to the Mt Hope hospital.
Reports indicate that the incident occurred after John lost money at a casino in Chaguanas.
Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan says the Police Service and the Transport Commissioner are conducting two separate investigations into Tuesday’s horrific accident, which saw two people being killed and 48 others injured.
A foreign object lying on the Uriah Butler Highway may have caused the accident on Tuesday that resulted in the death of two women and not a defective tyre as initially believed.
This was yesterday disclosed to the Guardian Media by a senior licensing officer who received information directly from the investigating police officer and the inspector assigned to the Licensing Authority (Transport Division) of the Ministry of Works and Transport. Both officers were on the scene of the fatal accident in Charlieville on Tuesday.
There will be a review of the use of heaving vehicles, such as trucks, driving along the right lane of the highway following Tuesday's horrific accident which killed two people and left 48 injured.
This was confirmed by Minister of Works & Transport Rohan Sinanan after he visited some of the accident victims at the Eric Williams Medical Science Complex on Wednesday.
"It is something that we are looking at, I can't say why they were on that lane. But it is something that we are looking at," said Sinanan.