Saturday, January 20, 2018

Pedestrian dies on Wrightson Road

A PEDESTRIAN was killed in a road collision in Port of Spain on Sunday night.

The victim is yet to be identified and are seeking the public's assistance for information on him or his relatives.

A police report said that a 49 year old man of Cunupia told police that he was driving his vehicle at around 10.15 p.m. along west bound lane of Wrightson Road.

The driver said when he approached a poorly lit area he saw a “flash” in front of his vehicle and heard a bang.

He said he stopped a short distance away and saw the victim lying on the roadway.

Authorities were contacted and an ambulance took the victim to the Port of Spain General Hospital.

The pedestrian died while receiving treatment.

Officers of the Central Police Station responded and Sgt Sunil Bharath is continuing investigations.