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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Laventille East/Morvant MP Adrian Leonce is asking for prayers for his wife after she was involved in an accident.
The MP took to social media to say his wife was injured last Thursday in an accident and now requires several surgeries to return to good health.
MP Leonce says his focus will be on his wife and children over the next couple weeks.
A T&TEC employee was killed in Tobago this afternoon when he was crushed by a falling tree.
CNC3 news understands Ahkenaton Quashie was on the job in Les Coteaux along with other workers carrying out works when part of a tree fell.
Quashie was unresponsive at the time but later succumbed to his injuries.
The incident occurred just after one.
A Down-d-Islands outing with a group of friends on Sunday turned tragic when one of them died after falling overboard and was struck by the propellers of a boat they occupied.
The victim was identified as Nicholas Kowlessar, 42, of St Joseph Village, San Fernando. He worked as a Marine Supervisor at A.R. Singh Contractors Limited in Point Fortin.
Kowlessar was taken to the T&T Coast Guard Headquarters at Staubles Bay in Chaguaramas by his friends seeking help.
Longtime sports car racing team owner and automotive dealer Dave Maraj has died.
Maraj, the founder of Champion Motors and the 24 Hours of Le Mans-winning Champion Racing operation, died late Saturday in a boating accident in Florida.
Maraj, 65 hailed from Trinidad and Tobago and became a hugely successful businessman in roadgoing sportscar sales, in particular through the Champion Motors dealerships.
The company opened a motorsport arm in the mid 1990s and after fairly modest beginnings went on to huge success first with Porsche, and later with Audi.
Almost four years after 36-year-old Stacey Rique was killed when a crane collided with her car after breaking a red light, her family is now suing its owner, its insurance company and the State.
In a lawsuit filed in the Port-of-Spain High Court yesterday, lawyers representing Rique’s mother Majorie claimed that Sammy’s Multilift Services Limited, Sagicor General Insurance and the police were all negligent in the June 25, 2014 accident.
Rique was the daughter of Roy Rique, a former director of operations and communications at the Office of the Prime Minister.