Saturday 24 October, 2020

60-year-old woman killed in North Coast Road accident

A 60-year-old woman was killed in a motor vehicular accident in Tyrico on Sunday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Sandra Samuel, 60, of East Grove in Valsayn.

According to police reports, around 6am, Samuel was the the front seat passenger of a Nissan AD wagon which was driving along the North Coast Road, when the driver swerved to avoid colliding with a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.

The wagon reportedly crashed into an embankment at the side of the mountain.

Cyclists passing by observed the accident and notified the police and paramedics.

An autopsy has been ordered to confirm the woman’s cause of death.

The driver of the car also sustained serious injuries and was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital for treatment.

This incident has pushed the road death toll up to 66.

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