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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.

 

El Socorro man dies in car crash

Three weeks after his father told him that losing his driver’s permit in a party was a “sign” 21-year-old was killed instantly in a crash just mere days it was found and returned to him. Nikoli Lyons, of El Socorro, was returning to his home from Trincity where he picked up a female friend when he lost control of his brown Honda Civic.

The vehicle he was driving flipped several times on the westbound lane of the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway just after the Trincity intersection. T

Fatal accident in Santa Rosa

An accident along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway this morning has claimed the life of one person.

Reports indicate that the incident took place shortly after 6:30 am in the vicinity of the Santa Rosa traffic lights.

The caused a massive traffic pile up and motorists are being advised to approach with caution.

We will have more details when we get it.

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