Sunday, February 18, 2018

Driver killed in crash in St Joseph

Killed: Prakash Roopai.

A car crash into the wall of the La Joya Administrative Complex in St Joseph, has killed the driver and left another person in critical condition.

The deceased was identified as 27-year-old Prakash Roopai.

Police said Roopai was driving along the Eastern Main Road when he lost control and crashed into the concrete wall at around 11.50p.m.

Roopai died at the scene.

His front seat passenger was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Roopai lived at Beebeekee Street, Curepe.

President of Arrive Alive Sharon Inglefield pleaded with young male drivers to adhere to the laws and driving within the speeding limit.

Expressing condolences to Roopai's family, Inglefield said reckless drivers can face serious consequences.