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.

Woman knocked down and killed in City Gate

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.

Woman killed in road accident

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.


Venezuelan killed crossing road

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.

Accident causes downtown PoS gridlock

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.

Businessman injured in ‘hit and run’ accident in Couva

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 seek public’s help to solve fatal accident

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.