Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Teen dies in car accident

An 18-year-old student is dead following a car accident last night.

The deceased has been identified as Ryun Crawford of Lennox Phillip Drive, Maracas Gardens.

Meanwhile, Nikhil Gopaul, 16, who was a passenger in the car, is currently being treated for injuries sustained.

According to police reports, Crawford was in a white Mercedes Benz E250 car, proceeding south along the Solomon Hochoy Highway when, upon reaching the vicinity of Ghandi Village, Debe, he lost control of the vehicle.

The car spun on the roadway and hit a light pole before coming to a stop in the grassy area off the roadway.

Crawford died on the scene.

The 16-year-old is said to be in a stable condition and her injuries are not said to be life threatening.

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