Fatal accident on the Solomon Hochoy Highway in Debe (Image by Rishi Ragoonath)

An early morning accident in Debe has claimed the life of a 37-year-old man. He has been identified as Andy Francis Lewis of Dil Mohammed Trace, Penal.

Reports stated that around 7.30 am he was heading north in his green Tiida along Solomon Hochoy Highway. 

On reaching 200 meters from Papourie Overpass he lost control of his car which swerved onto the median. 

Lewis was thrown from the car as it flipped and he landed on the shoulder.  He died at the scene. Responding to the accident were Ag FSO Arindell, WPC Harripersad, Sgt Ali, Cpl Davis and other officers from the Mon Repos Fire Station, Highway Patrol and San Fernando Police Station.

Investigations are continuing.