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

MY EYE: Accident leading to traffic on Beetham

This contribution is from Kavash Amin via the My Eye feature on the CNC3 App.

Kavish says an accident on the Beetham has been responsible for traffic back-up from around 12:20pm.

Thank you Kavish for reporting on this.

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Fatal accident in Charlieville

One man is dead and two others injured following a vehicular accident in Charleville.

Police say that around 5:30 pm on Sunday, the driver of a white Nissan wagon collided with a trailer truck along Pierre Road.

He was killed upon impact.

The victim has been identified as Boland Bonram of Felicity.

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.

Watch eyewitness' video post as car slams into pole in Valencia Carnival Monday

One man is lucky to be alive after the car he was driving slammed into a pole along the Valencia Stretch between Valencia and Sangre Grande.

A video posted by am eyewitness shows the car split in half, with piece of it wrapped around the post while the over half rests a few metres away.

The details of the accident are not yet entirely clear but the persons filming the video says the driver is alive.

Police have issued several warnings about drinking and driving as well as exceeding the speed limit.

It is not known how the accident occurred.

Prisoners and prison officers injured in crash

Two prison officers and two prisoners are now seeking medical attention after the armored vehicle they were travelling in collided with another car in San Fernando this morning.

CNC3 has been told just after 10 am, the armored vehicle was proceeding to the San Fernando Magistrate Court, when, upon reaching the intersection of Harris and Sutton streets, the vehicle collided with a car.

Police and medical services were immediately dispatched on the scene.

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.