St Margarets station, PC Griffith examines the car that belonged
to Ronald Joseph, who was killed in an accident at the Macaulay
bridge yesterday. Photo: RISHI RAGOONATH
Macaulay bridge became the scene of another fatal accident yesterday,
when a man lost control of his car and crashed into the pillars.
said Ronald Joseph, 57, of Kestrel Boulevard, Edinburgh 500, Chaguanas,
was driving his silver Ford Mondeo, PBF 5250, north along the Solomon
Hochoy highway, around 12.50 am, when on reaching the Macaulay bridge,
he lost control of the vehicle.
said the car hit the bridge and ran off the road. Joseph was pitched
out of the vehicle and died on the spot.
motorists who arrived on the scene said too many accidents were
occurring in the vicinity of the Macaulay bridge.
August 31, three workersGerard Pereira, 29; Ian Jack, 25;
and Larry Louis, 35;were killed when their panel van slammed
into the same bridge, before hitting a Nissan Almera.
were heading south to deliver pet food to several supermarkets when
the accident occurred.
occupants of the AlmeraLennox, Stephanie, Seerani and Christopher
Burtonsuffered injuries and were warded at San Fernando General
sign on the Macaulay bridge warns motorists to drive with care.
However, senior police officers said there were increased reports
of accidents in the area.
Hajarie of St Margarets station is continuing investigations
into the latest fatality.