Friday, February 23, 2018

Woman, 57, dies in crash

A 57-YEAR-old El Socorro woman died last night after her van crashed into a trailer in Aranguez. Theresa Mohammed, 57, of El Socorro Extension, was pronounced dead at the scene near the Aranguez Access Road - South.

According to police, Mohammed was driving a black pick-up van which skidded off the road and collided with the trailer, which was parked on an unoccupied parcel of land. Witnesses contacted the Barataria Police and Fire Services.

Police were told Mohammed had earlier gone to assist a relative who had mechanical difficulties with a vehicle, and was returning home.

An autopsy is expected to be performed on the body today.