The body of a female Venezuelan national lies on the road after she was knocked down on the Uriah Butler Highway, Chase Village, Chaguanas yesterday.

Two people, one of whom was a Venezuelan woman, were killed in separate road accidents on Monday morning.

According to a police report, the female victim, who is believed to be in her early 20’s was fatally struck along the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway in the vicinity of the Hindu Credit Union in Freeport. The incident occurred at about 3 am and her body was left on the highway till about noon. The woman is yet to be positively identified.

In the second incident, around 5 am police officers were told that a man was driving in a southerly direction along the southbound lane of the Uriah Butler Highway, Chaguanas when he crashed head-on into another vehicle. The drive died at hospital while receiving medical attention, police said.

That victim is also yet to be positively identified.