This accident occurred before 6am on Tuesday 30th October 2018 at the traffic lights on the Eastern Main Road, which links to Independence Square.
A Garbage Truck, Van and multiple other vehicles were involved. Police Officers, an Ambulance and a Fire Truck rushed to the scene. Traffic in the area soon became heavy as commuters struggled to reach to work on time.
Watch the video below and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
UPDATE: The MET Office has extended its Adverse Weather Alert by 24 hours, starting instead from 12pm on Wednesday 31st October 2018.
The Meteorological Office of Trinidad & Tobago is advising citizens that an Adverse Weather Alert (Yellow Level) will be in effect from 12pm on Thursday 1st November until 6pm on Friday 2nd November 2018. However, showers and Thunderstorms may begin from Wednesday 31st October 2018.
There is a 70% chance of heavy showers or Thunderstorms during this period, which may lead to Street/Flash Flooding as well as Landslides/Landslips in areas so prone. Gusty winds can also be experienced in the vicinity of heavy downpours. This activity is due to the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Rainfall accumulations of 35 - 50mm can be expected, with higher amounts in isolated areas.
Due to the volatility of the weather features involved, the public is advised to monitor conditions.
View the Adverse Weather Alert below for more information and stay tuned for updates.
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