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Man killed in boat accident

One man is dead and three others warded at hospital following an accident involving two boats.

Details are sketchy, however, CNC3 News has been told that the incident took place shortly after 11 pm on Tuesday.

Reports suggest that two fishing vessels collided off waters close to Erin, South Trinidad.

We will bring more on this story as details come to hand.

 

Police seek to determine if official report made on fatal jet ski accident

A jet ski accident in Tobago that claimed the life of a primary school pupil is now engaging the attention of the police.

According to Acting Senior Superintendent of the Police Service Tobago Division, Joanne Archie, an investigation has been launched to determine whether any official report was made regarding the incident.

According to her, a team has been dispatched to speak to the victim's family.

Last month, Shem Murray was involved in a jet ski mishap.

27-year-old Curepe man dies in vehicular accident

A motor vehicle accident has claimed the life of a man.

Reports indicate that shortly after 11 pm Thursday, the driver of a motor vehicle was proceeding east along the Eastern Main Road when upon reaching the vicinity of the La Joya Sporting Complex, the driver lost control.

Reports suggest that the car slammed into a wall.

The driver who has been identified as 27-year-old Prakash Roopai.Roopai of Beebeekee Street, Curepe, was thrown out of the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead on the spot.

 

9-year-old dies in vehicular accident

A nine-year-old boy has died following a vehicular accident along Joyce Road in Chaguanas.

Reports indicate that around 7:30 pm on Tuesday the driver of a black Nissan Navara was proceeding south when he lost control and collided with another vehicle.

The nine-year-old who was in the Nissan Navarra died in the accident.

The boy's 14-year-old sister and two other occupants of the vehicle are warded at hospital.

The boy was said to be a Standard 3 student of the Carapichima RC Primary School.

 

Woman dies in early morning accident

Karen Joseph is the country’s latest road fatality.

Police say 4 am Joseph was proceeding west along the Beetham highway

Police suspect that Joseph may have lost control of the vehicle, overturned several times and landed in the mangrove.

She is the 103rd person killed in an accident this year.

For the same period last year, 113 people were killed in accidents.

 

Parents killed in hit and run

Police are searching for the driver of a Nissan motor vehicle that slammed into a couple, killing them instantly.

CNC3 news understands that around 10 pm on Sunday 38-year-old Kimchan Roopnarine, his wife, 36-year-old Patricia Ali and their two sons ages 5 and 9 were walking along the Penal Rock road when a motor vehicle slammed into the couple.

They were thrown several feet into the air.

The vehicle narrowly missed the two children who were walking a short distance ahead of their parents.

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