Fatal accident in Charlieville

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Fatal accident in Charlieville

A fatal accident occurred last night on the North Bound lane of the Uriah Butler Highway.

The incident took place in the vicinity of the Asaraf Road walkover, also known as the Chief walkover in Charlieville, Chaguanas.

The victim is 36-year-old Devon Basdeo, of Caroni Savannah Road, Chaguanas.

The driver of the SUV that hit him said he was headed north along the Uriah Butler Highway at around 10.45p.m. when Basdeo suddenly appeared in front of his vehicle on the three-lane highway.

Basdeo was struck, thrown an estimated 150 feet and was then run over by several more vehicles.

He died at the scene.