Thursday 29 October, 2020

Man dies after truck crashes into river

Another tragic accident has taken the life of one man after an early-morning collision caused a truck to crash into a river in Chaguanas on Sunday morning.

According to reports, the accident was said to have taken place at about 9:00 am on Sunday morning along the Southern Main Road, in the vicinity of Francis Engineering.

While information was still coming in up to midday, sources said there was a collision with a truck and a van, following which the truck careened into the Honda River which runs along the roadway.

The vehicle flipped and landed on its hood.

The police and emergency health services were notified, and the driver of the truck was rushed for medical treatment.

According to initial reports, subject to further updates, the driver succumbed to his injuries while in transit.

More on this as it becomes available.

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