Monday, February 19, 2018

Maxi-taxi, car collide: passenger killed

A COUVA woman who was a passenger in a maxi-taxi died on Thursday hours after the vehicle was involved in a collision.

Martha Dickson, 38, of Railway Road, Dow Village, died at the Chaguanas Health Facility.

Police said around 2.55 p.m, Dickson was seated in a green band maxi-taxi which was headed south along Southern Main Road, Couva, when the vehicle collided with a white Toyota Corolla driven by a 49-year-old woman of Boundary Street, California.

The right side of the maxi-taxi was damaged, but no one appeared to be injured.

However, police were told that shortly after the incident, Dickson complained of chest pains and was taken to the Chaguanas facility.

She died at around 8.15 p.m.

Cpl Collymore is investigating the case.