Two cars destroyed by fire in East Trinidad

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 16:45

Motorists in two separate accidents narrowly escaped after their cars burst into flames. 

In the first incident, caught afire outside Trincity’s Republic Bank branch.

The vehicle reportedly burst into flames after the driver got into an accident and landed in a ditch.

Bystanders helped pull the victims out of the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames. 

The other incident took place near Macoya, in front of the Coca Cola factory (Caribbean Bottlers Limited).

The incident caused some discomfort for motorists as there was a pile-up of traffic.

It is uncertain what caused the fire or how many people were in the vehicle.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.