Saturday 28 March, 2020

Carnival Monday accident claims Arima man's life

A 23-year-old man has died following a road traffic accident that occurred along the Manzanilla/Mayaro road on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Isiah Lopez of Printeryville, Omeara Road, Arima.

His friend and neighbour, 22-year-old Owen Jawahir was driving the vehicle and managed to survive.

Reports say around 10.15 am, Jawahir lost control of his B14  and crashed into a lamp post.

Lopez was almost pitched from the vehicle with half of his body being sliced by the car door. He died at the scene.

Jawahir was taken to the Sangre Grande Hospital where he remains warded.

Investigations are continuing.

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