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Car runs off precipice on Lady Young Road

The driver of a Toyota Corolla was lucky to escape with his life as the car he was driving ran off a precipice on the Lady Young Road Thursday afternoon.

Reports indicate that around 2 pm Thursday, the driver lost control and went off the road near the Hilton Hotel.

Police officers from both the Morvant and Belmont police stations responded and confirmed that one person was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital for treatment.

Police are advising drivers to be cautious using the Lady Young Road today.


Accident on Lady Young Road

The driver and passenger of a dump truck are nursing serious injuries after the vehicle ran off the Lady Young road and narrowly missed plunging into a school.

The accident occurred around 9:30 am near to the Hilton Trinidad.

Reports are the truck breached a steel barrier and drove a short way downhill landing between a bamboo patch and near the Belmont Secondary School.

A school block located nearest to the crash site was evacuated to ensure the safety of pupils.

The accident has to a major traffic pile-up in the area.