Churchill Roosevelt Highway

Several DUI arrests in Road Traffic Exercise

The Trinidad and Police Service (TTPS) is issuing another reminder to drivers to “Drive Sober”, especially during this Carnival season.

This, as five people are expected to appear in court today, Tuesday 18th February, on charges of driving  a  vehicle with  breath  alcohol  levels  exceeding  the  prescribed  legal  limit. 

Another man dies in a police-involved shooting

A robbery suspect was shot by police during a high-speed chase along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway on Tuesday morning.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mount Hope.

Police allegedly recovered a firearm from the vehicle he was in.

Road fatalities increase as motorcyclist killed

A motorcyclist has been killed in an accident on Sunday.

According to police reports, shortly after 5pm, Peter Salandy was riding his motorcycle along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway when he lost control and skidded off the road.

Eyewitnesses suspect the accident, which occurred in the vicinity of Wallerfield, may have been caused as a result of speeding along the roadway, which was wet at the time.

Peter Salandy's death has pushed the road fatality figure for the year to six.



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Works Ministry warns of more traffic disruptions this weekend

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that there will be temporary traffic disruptions over the weekend as a result of scheduled roadworks.

Firstly, from 8 pm on Friday 6th December to 4 am on Monday 9th December, there will be a temporary closure of access to—and from—the Southern Main Road North (Curepe), at its intersection with the Churchill Roosevelt Highway (Curepe Interchange).