An accident along the Claude Noel Highway, Lowlands on Tuesday claimed the life of a businessman.
The victim has been identified as Denbert Alfred.
The father of two and proprietor of FrontView Bar and Grill was driving his blue Ford Ranger in the vicinity of Lowlands junction when he lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a tree. He was carrying a front-seat passenger, who was taken to hospital with injuries.
Police are calling on eyewitnesses to come forward as they investigate the cause of the crash. A car believed to have also been involved was parked near Alfred’s wrecked pick-up truck, but there were no occupants.
Alfred is Tobago’s fourth road fatality victim for 2023.