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UPDATE: Police officer dies in PBR accident

A member of the police guard and emergency branch died in an accident on the priority bus route in Arima, this morning.

Reports are that Corporal Isaac was driving to his station in Aranguez—via the PBR near Olton Road, Arima—when he lost control of the car.

Eye-witness accounts confirm his vehicle's right front tyre blew out, causing the vehicle to swerve to the right and lose control.

The car spun and hit a full 12-seater maxi taxi heading east.

Police say Isaac died instantly.

Several injured as ambulance and car collide on PBR

An accident along the Priority Bus Route in Arouca has left occupants of an ambulance and a private vehicle injured.

The accident occurred around 1.30 this afternoon at the corner of Bacalay Road and the bus route in Bon Air.

The force of the impact left the ambulance on it side and knocked the vehicle off the road.

Several emergency personnel responded and rushed in the injured to the Arima District Hospital.

The extent of their injuries was not immediately available.