Saturday 22 February, 2020

One dead, one injured after Arima accident

One man is dead while a woman remains hospitalised following a fatal road traffic accident on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Taurean Taylor, 33, of Constantine Avenue, Arouca.

The other occupant of the car was identified as Stephanie Castillo, 33, of Santa Cruz.

The two were in a white and grey vehicle which was heading east along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway when on nearing the Santa Rosa Race Track, the vehicle crashed into a tree along the median of the roadway.

The reason for the crash has yet to be established.

Taylor succumbed to his injuries shortly after impact, while Castillo was rushed for medical treatment.

She remained warded up to Sunday morning.

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