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Two hurt in highway accident

Two people escaped death when a vehicle they were in crashed into the back of an AD wagon and ran off the road along the Churchhill Roosevelt Highway on Monday evening. 

Robert Eric Doe of Edinburg, Chaguanas is warded at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex. 

He suffered injuries to his head. 

Police believe Doe could have endured a medical problem which caused him to lose control of his van. 

The driver of the AD wagon Alton Micheal Felix of Mount Hope walked away from the crash without injuries. 

Debe Exit accident kills father and son

A father and son are this country's latest road fatalities after a late evening accident claimed the lives of the two men and left one man in critical condition.
According to reports just before 10 pm on Wednesday at the exit of Debe Highway, the vehicle ran off the road. 
A video later surfaced on Social Media showing the unconscious men pinned to the destroyed vehicle. One man is heard in the background saying, "they just pass me there you know".
We will have more in a subsequent newscast.

Man killed in early morning accident

One man has been killed in an early morning crash.

Police say the victim identified as Roger D'Abreau was the front seat passenger in a car driven by friend Garcia when it slammed into a wall, then crashed into a post in Arouca.

Officers say D'Abreau died instantly, while the driver escaped serious injury.

They suspect the driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

Investigations are continuing.

 

Police officer killed in early morning accident

PC Heston Davidson attached to the Northern Division Task Force, Area West, has died following a motor vehicular accident which occurred along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway (CRH) early this morning. 

Davidson, who was the lone occupant of his silver Nissan B14 motor vehicle, was proceeding east along the CRH, around 1:00 am, on December 27th when the car struck a median and subsequently collided with a tree, in the vicinity of the Devon Biscuit Factory, Arima. 

He died at the scene. 

Officers in crash to be banned from driving police vehicles

Two police officers involved in a vehicular accident in Central Trinidad today will no longer be allowed to drive while on duty.

This afternoon in the Chin Chin area, two police Rav 4 vehicles being driven at a high speed, slammed into a three-tonnne truck which was merging onto the main road.

While the police vehicles had the right-of-way, police sources tell us they were driving at around 90 km per hour on the main road.

We were also told that the officers were not responding to a distress call but were merely returning from carrying a vehicle for maintenance.

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