One dead and 2 others injured in Manzanilla accident

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One dead and 2 others injured in Manzanilla accident

An accident along the Manzanilla Stretch on Saturday evening has left one man dead and two other people nursing injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Alex Sookraj, 19, of Eastern Main Road Manzanilla.

The identities of the two other occupants have not yet been revealed.

An eyewitness told media that the accident occurred along Manzanilla Road just before 4 pm, when a Lancer motor vehicle driven by Sookraj, which was headed in a westerly direction along the Manzanilla/Mayaro Road, attempted to overtake a silver Volkswagen.

The Lancer and Volkswagen collided, forcing Sookraj’s vehicle to run off the roadway and slam into a wall where it split in two.

A medical doctor who was passing by, stopped when he saw the accident and rendered medical aid to the survivors until the ambulance arrived.

The cause of the accident is also still to be determined.
Investigations are continuing.