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Friday 7 August, 2020

Penal father and son killed in highway accident

Two are dead following an accident along the Solomon Hochoy Highway Wednesday night.

The victims have been identified as 60-year-old Prem Singh of Suchit Trace, Penal, and 24-year-old Ryan Singh of the same address.

A third man, identified as 24-year-old Navindra Latchan, also from Penal, remains warded in a critical condition at the San Fernando General Hospital up to 7 am today.

The accident took place around 9.30 pm yesterday.

According to police reports, Ryan Singh was heading south in a silver Mitsubishi along the highway, when he lost control of the car near the construction site for the University of the West Indies’ South Campus.

The car crashed into a light pole along the roadway.

Singh and his father were killed on impact.

The third occupant of the car, who was seated in the front passenger seat, was rushed for medical treatment.

CPL Ramnarine is continuing investigations.

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