One dead, 3 critical after cement truck overturns

One Trinidadian woman is dead and three others are in critical condition at the hospital after a cement truck overturned and landed on another vehicle in Tobago.

 Reports indicate at around ten thirty this morning, the cement truck was proceeding along the main road in Hope Village when it came into contact with a low hanging cable.

One eye witness report says, the truck flipped in the air and landed on top of a car, trapping its three occupants.

The driver of the truck, Neilon Alfred of Bonaccord, was reportedly flung from the drivers seat and suffered severe head injuries.

Police along with fire officers and emergency health services arrived at the scene.

 The three occupants of the car identified as Claudia Hunte from Trinidad, Fulton Maury and Beatrice Nancy were removed from the vehicle and taken to hospital.hunte later succumbed to her injuries while the others remain in critical condition.

 An excavator had to be brought in to remove the cement truck due to its weight.

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