Search on for man swept away by floodwaters in Princes Town

Search on for man swept away by floodwaters in Princes Town

A search is now being conducted for the body of a man, who was swept away in floodwaters in Princes Town on Monday.

Reports are that 49-year-old Anthony Walkes of New Grant, left home around 2pm to visit family in Hardbargain.

While attempting to cross a bridge to get to his relatives’ house, eyewtinesses said he was swept away in the floodwaters.

A team from the T&T Defence Force and the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) are using a drone to search for Walkes.

His relatives are assisting in the search for his body.

photo courtesy GML

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