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Watch eyewitness' video post as car slams into pole in Valencia Carnival Monday

One man is lucky to be alive after the car he was driving slammed into a pole along the Valencia Stretch between Valencia and Sangre Grande.

A video posted by am eyewitness shows the car split in half, with piece of it wrapped around the post while the over half rests a few metres away.

The details of the accident are not yet entirely clear but the persons filming the video says the driver is alive.

Police have issued several warnings about drinking and driving as well as exceeding the speed limit.

It is not known how the accident occurred.

Prisoners and prison officers injured in crash

Two prison officers and two prisoners are now seeking medical attention after the armored vehicle they were travelling in collided with another car in San Fernando this morning.

CNC3 has been told just after 10 am, the armored vehicle was proceeding to the San Fernando Magistrate Court, when, upon reaching the intersection of Harris and Sutton streets, the vehicle collided with a car.

Police and medical services were immediately dispatched on the scene.

Man killed in boat accident

One man is dead and three others warded at hospital following an accident involving two boats.

Details are sketchy, however, CNC3 News has been told that the incident took place shortly after 11 pm on Tuesday.

Reports suggest that two fishing vessels collided off waters close to Erin, South Trinidad.

We will bring more on this story as details come to hand.

 

Police seek to determine if official report made on fatal jet ski accident

A jet ski accident in Tobago that claimed the life of a primary school pupil is now engaging the attention of the police.

According to Acting Senior Superintendent of the Police Service Tobago Division, Joanne Archie, an investigation has been launched to determine whether any official report was made regarding the incident.

According to her, a team has been dispatched to speak to the victim's family.

Last month, Shem Murray was involved in a jet ski mishap.

27-year-old Curepe man dies in vehicular accident

A motor vehicle accident has claimed the life of a man.

Reports indicate that shortly after 11 pm Thursday, the driver of a motor vehicle was proceeding east along the Eastern Main Road when upon reaching the vicinity of the La Joya Sporting Complex, the driver lost control.

Reports suggest that the car slammed into a wall.

The driver who has been identified as 27-year-old Prakash Roopai.Roopai of Beebeekee Street, Curepe, was thrown out of the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead on the spot.

 

9-year-old dies in vehicular accident

A nine-year-old boy has died following a vehicular accident along Joyce Road in Chaguanas.

Reports indicate that around 7:30 pm on Tuesday the driver of a black Nissan Navara was proceeding south when he lost control and collided with another vehicle.

The nine-year-old who was in the Nissan Navarra died in the accident.

The boy's 14-year-old sister and two other occupants of the vehicle are warded at hospital.

The boy was said to be a Standard 3 student of the Carapichima RC Primary School.

 

Motorcyclist dies in accident

A motorcyclist has been killed in an accident.

Reports indicate that on Thursday, Bevon Luces of Maple Drive, Pleasantville was riding his motorcycle along the South Trunk Road, near Privé in La Romaine, when he skidded off the roadway.

He crashed into an embankment before slamming into a tree.

Man crushed to death at Forres Park landfill

A man has been crushed to death at the Forres Park landfill.

Preliminary reports indicate that just after 9 am AD-8 tractor was at the compacting area of the site when the accident occurred.

Initial investigations suggest that the man, who is yet to be identified, was asleep under a makeshift cover of waste material in the area.

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