A 36-year-old truck driver was killed on Saturday night, after the container he was transporting jack-knifed on the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway pinning him inside.
Marcus Wesley Lezama of Malabar, Arima, was driving the truck north along the highway when he lost control at around 11pm.
The vehicle overturned in the median near Chase Village.
Motorists who saw the accident attempted to assist Lezama out of the vehicle but he was pinned inside.
However, he was later removed by a coordinated effort involving fire officers and the police.
He was rushed to the Chaguanas Health facility but was pronounced dead on arrival.