Trinidad & Tobago: Investigations ongoing into fatal highway accident

Police suspect that the accident which claimed the lives of three friends on Sunday morning, was caused when the driver fell asleep.

The deceased have been identified as Crystal Baboolal, 28, of Cane Farm Arouca; Michael Walters, 20, of Laventille Road, Laventille; and Michael Ashton, 36, of Lower Santa Cruz.

They were all killed around 5 am yesterday morning when a silver Nissan Tiida, driven by Ashton, collided with the back of a dump truck  along the north bound lane of the Uriah Butler Highway.

The truck driver not sustain any injuries in this accident.

The accident took place in the vicinity of the Divali Nagar site.


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