One man remains in critical condition at hospital and two others sustained minor injuries following a serious road traffic accident in Caroni on Sunday evening.
According to a police report, around 7:30 pm driver Luke Garcia of Mayaro, 18, was driving a silver Nissan Frontier vehicle west along the South Bank Road in the company of his mother, Latoyea Garcia, 46, when on reaching the vicinity of LP 116 the Frontier collided with a purple Toyota Axio driven by Brandon John, 27, of Kelly Village, Caroni.
Police said that John’s vehicle was proceeding in an easterly direction along the Caroni South Bank Road at the time of the crash.
Officers are working on the theory that John allegedly lost control of his vehicle causing it to veer into the path of Garcia’s vehicle colliding with it head-on.
All three people were taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mount Hope where they were treated.
John’s condition was said to be critical, while Garcia and his mother were treated for minor injuries.
House before on Sunday morning, three young men from the Pt Cumana area were killed after the car they were in flipped, crashed and then burst into flames.
Tobago man told to leave 14-year-old girl alone
A 29-year-old Tobago man was ordered to have no interaction with a
14-year-old girl after appearing before a Scarborough Magistrate on Friday charged with sexual penetration of a child.
According to the police service in a statement, the accused, Kellon Alexander also called Keylon Alexander who also goes by the name Justin was also ordered to present himself to his district police
station once a week as part of his bail conditions set at $80,000 by
Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor.
Alexander was arrested and charged by PC Mitchell of the Tobago Division Child Protection Unit (CPU) on April 10 after a 14-year-old girl reported to officers that she was allegedly sexually assaulted by a man.
The girl told police around 2 am on February 11 this year, a man told her to come into his vehicle where he took her to a playing field in Mason Hall, where the assault allegedly occurred.
An investigation, supervised by Sgt. Miller of the Tobago CPU, led to the man being arrested and charged with the offence.
Maraval man murdered while sleeping
A woman escaped death when a gunman stormed into her home in Maraval and shot her boyfriend dead as he laid asleep next to her during the wee hours of Monday morning.
Homicide officers say around 2.30 am Maurice Ronnel Joyeau, 31, was asleep with his girlfriend, at their home at Phillip Trace, Le Platte, Maraval, when a lone gunman entered their home and fired several shots at a sleeping Joyeau.
The gunman then escaped. Joyeau died on the scene.
His girlfriend, police said, was not harmed but was left traumatized.
A motive is yet to be determined for the killing.
Courier dies 9 days after being shot, robbed
A courier who was shot and wounded during a robbery earlier this month succumbed to his injuries.
Police said Dillion Singh, 28, of LP 50 Evergreen, Carapo, a courier was shot in his head and robbed of $18,076.
Singh was hospitalized at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he succumbed to his injuries just after 6 pm on Sunday.
Police said Singh was shot and robbed on April 9 while at the Roopnarine Service Station Eastern Main Road, Tunapuna.
Homicide Region 2 was informed of Singh’s death and PC Norville of the Tunapuna CID is continuing enquiries.