Monday 22 July, 2019

Woman dies in weekend highway crash

A 26-year-old woman was killed in a road traffic accident along the Sir Solomong Hochoy Highway on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Trichelle Miles of Pepper Village, Gran Couva.

According to reports, a silver Nissan Wagon attempted to overtake a line of traffic near Seeraram Brothers, by driving along the shoulder. 

Upon attempting to re-enter the far left lane, the vehicle hit a car that was in front of it.

The wagon flipped and careened into a ditch off the roadway.

Five persons from the two vehicles, including Miles, were rushed for medical treatment.

However, she succumbed to her injuries at the Chaguanas District Health Facility.

A 25-year-old man from Sunflower Drive, Chaguanas, who was driving the car at the time, is currently aiding police with inquiries. 

 

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