Sunday 17 December, 2017

Driver pried from truck using Jaws of Life

A 44-year-old man is said to be warded at the Port of Spain General Hospital following a road traffic accident in Laventille on Wednesday.

According to reports, the accident took place at about 3:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon in the vicinity of Clair Street.

The victim has been identified as Junior Hilaire.

He was said to have been trapped in a Hyundai van following the incident and fire services were forced to utilize the Jaws of Life to remove him from the vehicle.

He was said to have suffered a broken leg, among other injuries, following the incident.

The matter is being investigated by the police as, due to the brake impressions on the roadway, speed is believed to have been a factor in the incident.

More on this as it becomes available.