Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Woman in serious condition after highway hit-and-run

Police are investigating a report of a hit and run accident on Thursday night along the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway in the vicinity of Chaguanas.

The incident was said to have taken place along the northbound lane of the highway, just before the Chaguanas turn off on Thursday night.

The victim, who has yet to be identified, was said to be crossing the roadway when she was struck by a vehicle and thrown several feet into the air.

According to initial reports, the driver of the vehicle did not stop to render assistance.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the injured woman was rushed to the Chaguanas District Health Facility for treatment.

Up to midday Friday, she was said to be in a serious, but stable condition.

More on this as it becomes available.