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Man killed in hit and run accident

Police are searching for a driver who knocked down a 46-year-old man and left him for dead at the side of the road on Monday night

According to police reports, around 9 pm Jagdeo of Demerara Heights was walking along the westbound lane of the Churchill -Roosevelt Highway when he was knocked down. Police said after hitting Jagdeo, the driver failed to stop leaving a bleeding Jagdeo at the side of the road.

Jagdeo was taken to the Arima Health Facility where he died while being treated.

Several injured as ambulance and car collide on PBR

An accident along the Priority Bus Route in Arouca has left occupants of an ambulance and a private vehicle injured.

The accident occurred around 1.30 this afternoon at the corner of Bacalay Road and the bus route in Bon Air.

The force of the impact left the ambulance on it side and knocked the vehicle off the road.

Several emergency personnel responded and rushed in the injured to the Arima District Hospital.

The extent of their injuries was not immediately available.

Third passenger in Tobago accident dies

A third victim in Sunday's tragic accident in Tobago has died.

Quincy Daniel passed at the Scarborough General Hospital Monday morning, according to a Facebook post by his sister.

Daniel was in a vehicle with the two other victims Keylon Chapman of Belmont Road Mason Hall Tobago, and Trevaughn Noray of Moriah, who both died on the scene. 

Police say Chapman, the driver, last control of the vehicle and struck an electricity pole on the Claude Noel Highway around 4.15 Sunday morning.

Police Service saddened by death of six in accident

The Police Service is expressing sadness over the deaths of six people in a vehicular accident on Monday night.

The Police Service issued the following statement on Tuesday.

"Trinidad and Tobago Police Service expresses sadness and conveys its condolence to grieving relatives over the tragic loss of life following an overnight accident that claimed the lives of six people - the deadliest road traffic accident for 2016.

O'Meara accident victims identified

The six people who were killed in a tragic accident on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway at the O'Meara intersection have been identified.

The victims are:

1. Che Peters, 25, of Mora Drive Valencia
2. Karim Romaine of Eastern Main Road Valencia
3. Traves Teague,27, also of Valencia
4. Timothy Fraser
5. Avanel Thomas
6. Ramesh Narine.

Three people were lucky to escape with their lives. They are Roxanne Johnson, Rampiol Hanoo and Kwame Romain.

Six killed in accident at O'Meara junction

An accident at the corner  of the O'mearaRoad and the Churchill Roosevelt Highway has left several people dead.

Six people were killed.

According to reports, an Isuzu pick-up vehicle with four security officers was heading east along the highway when it came into contact with a grey Mitsubishi Lancer.

The impact caused the Isuzu to go airborne before slamming into the ground.

Woman hit and killed by bus on PBR

A woman has been knocked down and killed by a bus on the Priority Bus Route.

The accident occurred near to St John's Road, in St Augustine around 6.30 this morning.

Police say the woman was attempting to cross the bus route when she came into contact with the bus which was heading in an easterly direction.

The woman's name and age have not yet been released.

We will update this report when we get more.

Caught on Camera: Elderly driver slams through wall on Ariapita Avenue

Two elderly passengers were lucky to escape serious injuring after the vehicle one of them was driving, slammed through the wall of an establishment on Ariapita Avenue last night.

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The immediate aftermath of the accident was captured by a passerby whose narration could be heard on the almost 3-minute video.

The couple received medical attention but did not suffer any significant injuries.

Police visited the scene and conducted inquiries. It is not clear what caused the driver to crash.

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