A 21-year-old man of La Romaine is the country’s latest road fatality.
The accident happened at Busy Corner in Chaguanas around 9 pm on Wednesday.
The victim is Justin Nanan of Charles Street.
Police said his vehicle–a white Nissan Wingroad crashed into a street light. They suspect Nanan was driving at a high speed east along the Chaguanas Main Road.
The report said Cpl Mohammed and Cpl Moralie responded and when they got there they saw Nanan trapped behind the steering wheel of the car gasping for breath.
The Fire Service was called in for assistance. Nanan was freed and taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility where he was later pronounced dead.