Monday 24 February, 2020

Update: Man dies in Manzanilla crash

Updated at 12pm on Saturday, January 25.

A 60-year-old man is dead following a road traffic accident last night.

The deceased was identified as Ian Henry, of Second Caigual, Manzanilla.

According to police reports, at about 7.55pm on Friday, Henry was driving his Nissan Almera, north along the Manzanilla Road, when he came across a ‘bad patch’ of pitch.

The man attempted to maneuver his vehicle onto the opposing lane to avoid the bad road.

However, he came into contact with a ten tonne truck which was proceeding south along the roadway at the time.

Henry died on the scene.

The driver of the car, a 35-year-old man from Rio Claro, stopped to render assistance and is aiding with inquiries.

Cpl Singh is investigating.

Original Story posted on Friday, January 24.

Police and fire officers are on the scene of a serious accident that happened along the Manzanilla/Mayaro stretch. 

The incident occurred moments ago.

One person is suspected dead.

This after the driver, who was behind the wheel of an Almera, crashed into a diesel truck.

This story will be updated once more information becomes available. 

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