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.
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.
A woman has been knocked down and killed in City Gate.
She has been identified as Wendy Wescott, 57.
Reports seem to suggest that the woman was walking behind a maxi-taxi when the driver reversed and hit her.
Videos circulating on social media show the woman lying motionless on the floor, bleeding.
In another video, a man can be heard saying that he was not aware that the woman was behind her.
Police are on the scene and are investigating the death.
We will bring you more when we get it.
An early morning accident has claimed the life of a woman.
Reports indicate that around 6 am the woman was proceeding along the Tarouba Link Road in San Fernando when she lost control and slammed into a concrete barrier.
The woman was pinned behind the steering wheel of her White Nissan AD Wagon motor vehicle.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Six months ago, Alberto Carrillo left his wife and three children in Venezuela to come to this country in search of work.
Carrillo got a job as a loader on an ice delivery truck and was making deliveries in Manzanilla last Friday when he was knocked down by a car and killed.
Carrillo’s local co-worker, who witnessed the incident, who only identified himself as Mitra, said that around 6 pm they stopped along the Manzanilla-Mayaro Road for Carrillo to urinate.
A minor accident near the Central Bank Towers in Port-of-Spain earlier today caused a massive traffic pileup in the downtown parts of the capital.
According to reports, two cars collided at the bottom of Edward Street, just before where it intersects with South Quay heading east. One of the vehicles ended up on top of the other and was unable to move.
A businessman is now warded in a stable condition at the San Fernando General Hospital, following a ‘hit and run’ accident, which occurred at around 9:45 pm on Friday 12th October, 2018.
The supermarket owner, a Chinese national of Dow Village, California was attempting to cross the Southern Main Road in the vicinity of Junon Street, Mc Bean, Couva, when a dark coloured motor vehicle came into contact with the victim and failed to stop.
Police say the make and model of the vehicle remain unknown.
Police are calling on eyewitnesses to help them find the driver of a red-band maxi taxi who sped off after colliding with a cyclist along the Priority Bus Route, in El Dorado on Saturday.
According to a police report, at about 5.45 pm Leroy Calliste, 64, was riding his bicycle along the PBR, near a WASA facility, when he was struck.
Calliste was flung into a white Lexus motor vehicle.
Police said the driver of the Lexus was heading east behind the red-band maxi taxi when the maxi taxi pulled to the left shoulder and stopped.
Laventille East/Morvant MP Adrian Leonce is asking for prayers for his wife after she was involved in an accident.
The MP took to social media to say his wife was injured last Thursday in an accident and now requires several surgeries to return to good health.
MP Leonce says his focus will be on his wife and children over the next couple weeks.