Arouca man killed in Barataria accident

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Arouca man killed in Barataria accident

A 25-year-old man lost his life in a fatal car accident in Barataria on Monday night.

The victim has been identified as Terron Jackson of Constantine Street in Arouca.

According to a police report, a 21-year-old driver of a red-coloured Nissan Frontier was proceeding west along the Priority Bus Route around 8:45pm, when on reaching 6th Avenue, Barataria he saw a pedestrian crossing the road from north to south.

The driver said he attempted to swerve away but came into contact with Jackson causing injuries to him and damages to the vehicle.

Jackson was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex by EHS, however, was pronounced dead on arrival.