Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, suffered no injuries after his official vehicle crashed into a civilian vehicle on Saturday 30th March 2019. However, the family of the injured civilian said they were very disappointed with how the victim was treated by Police.
The accident occurred around 1:30pm in the vicinity of the T&T Yacht Club in Glencoe. Griffith’s Security Detail was in pursuit of a B13 Sentra which was driving in and out of traffic, using the Shoulder and driving above the Speed Limit.
The injured civilian, Shakeel Forbes (27) from Carenage, was not immediately rushed to Hospital - according to his family. They also allege that when Forbes eventually arrived at the St. James Health Facility, he waited more than five (5) hours before seeing a Doctor.
See the Media Release from TTPS below for full details of the incident.
Griffith has promised to contact the family of the injured civilian.
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