Monday 16 September, 2019

Truck driver killed in highway accident

A 22-year-old man was killed in a road traffic accident in Charlieville.

The deceased has been identified as Antonio King, of Aranguez.

According to police reports, the incident took place just after midnight around 12:15 am on Tuesday.

King was driving a H100 light truck on the southbound lane of the Uriah Butler Highway when he allegedly lost control of the vehicle. The truck crashed into a light pole along the highway and King was ejected from the car.

He landed violently along the roadway, suffering fatal injuries. 

The 22-year-old died on the scene.

More on this as it becomes available.

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