A 21-year-old man from La Romaine is the country’s latest road fatality victim.
According to a police report, the accident occurred at Busy Corner in Chaguanas, some time after 9 pm.
The victim has been identified as Justin Nanan of Charles Street.
Police said his vehicle, a white Nissan Wingroad, slammed into the clock and a streetlight. It is believed that Nanan was driving at high speed east along the main road in Chaguanas.
According to the police account, Cpl Mohammed and Cpl Moralie responded to the report of the accident. At the scene, they found Nanan trapped behind the steering wheel of the car.
The Fire Services were called in to assist and they freed Nanan from the wreck. He was taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility where he was later pronounced dead.