Acting Commissioner mourns death of young officer

Acting Police Commissioner, Stephen Williams, has expressed sadness over the death of, No.19714 PC Shaquille Mondesir, of the Southern Division Task Force.

A statement by the Police Service says the Commissioner has also conveyed condolences to the relatives of the late officer. PC Mondesir, 22, who died following a vehicular accident along the west-bound lane of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway, in the vicinity of Lifestyle Motors, El Socorro, at around 12:15 am today.

Police officer killed in accident

An early morning accident has claimed the life of a 21-year-old police officer while his colleague is at hospital fighting for his life.

Constable Shaquille Mondesir died on the spot when the Nissa Tiida in which he was travelling lost control near the Courts Megastore in Barataria around 1 am.

His colleague Constable Dayne Horseford was badly injured and is warded in a critical condition at the Eric Willims Medical Sciences Complex.

Police say their vehicle hit a concrete slab before spinning out of control.

International: One dead, several injured as car hits pedestrians in Times Square

One person was killed and about a dozen were injured when a car struck pedestrians in New York’s Times Square on Thursday at about noon, according to the Fire Department.

The driver appeared to have been either drunk or on drugs, a law enforcement official said.

He has a history of DWI arrests, the official said.The conditions of the people injured were not known, a spokeswoman said.

A Police Department spokesman said the driver of the car had been taken into custody.

Woman who gave birth on Curepe pavement killed in road accident

A woman who first made headlines for delivering a baby on the roadside in Curepe, has been killed in a vehicular accident.

It is being reported that the 36-year-old woman, identified as Crystal Dennis, was hit by a police vehicle overnight.

She was standing along the Priority Bus Route in the vicinity of the TML Primary School when she was knocked down.

It is also being reported that the vehicle was driven by an officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force.

On June 2nd 2015, Dennis was captured on video delivering her baby girl on the streets in Curepe.

Police officer critical following accident

An officer is now warded in a critical condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a red band maxi taxi along the Priority Bus Route, in the vicinity of Constantine Park, Tunapuna.

A police statement says the accident involving, No. 7609 PC Jasanie Davis, who is attached to the Court and Process Branch, Port of Spain, occurred at around 1:00pm today Tuesday 28th March, 2017.

The driver escaped with minor injuries. 


Motorcyclist dies in accident

A motorcyclist has been killed in a road accident.

Police say Clint McIntyre was travelling along Tumpuna Road in Arima around 11pm last night when he lost control of his bicycle.

The 43-year-old man slammed into a curb where he was fatally injured.

Arima Police are continuing investigations.


Pregnant woman dies in accident

A 22-year-old pregnant woman has been killed in a vehicular accident.

The accident occurred around 7 pm on Wednesday.

The driver of a Hyundai Elantra was proceeding west along Soogrim Road, Endeavor, Chaguanas when she observed a vehicle proceeding east trying to overtake another.

The driver of the Elantra pulled to her right to avoid colliding with the car but slammed into a Toyota Corolla.

Rochelle St Louis, a front seat passenger in the Toyota Corolla vehicle was killed upon impact.

UK national killed in freak accident at Princes Town concrete batching plant

A man has been killed in a freak accident at a concrete batching plant in Princes Town.

He has been identified as 55-year-old John Morris, a national of the United Kingdom.

He was crushed after slipping and falling into equipment at the plant this morning.

He was rushed to the Princes Town Health Facility where he was pronounced dead.

The plant is located on the M1 Ring Road, Maltida, Princes Town.

Police are conducting investigations.


Police officer dies in accident

A police officer has lost his life in a vehicular accident at the Macaulay Flyover on the Solomon Hochoy Highway.

The accident occurred on the South-bound lane after midday today.

The vehicle he was driving crashed through the barriers and landed on a concrete embankment just below the roadway.

The officer has been identified as PC Sherwin Cedeno of the K9 Unit.

Investigations are continuing.