accident

Woman killed in road accident

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.

 

Venezuelan killed crossing road

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.

Accident causes downtown PoS gridlock

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.

Businessman injured in ‘hit and run’ accident in Couva

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 seek public’s help to solve fatal accident

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.

Man crushed by falling tree

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.

Man killed during down the islands outing

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.

Trini Champion Racing owner Dave Maraj dies in boating accident

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.

Accident victim’s family seeks $10 million

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.

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