Tools

Maxi-taxi, car collide: passenger killed

By Susan Mohammed

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.

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Express Poll

Are you satisfied with what the Prime Minister has said in her letter to Dr Wayne Kublalsingh?

  • Yes
  • No

Weather

More Weather