The scene of the crash

SIX officers from the Tunapuna Fire Station were injured around 3 a.m. this morning when the appliance used to respond to a emergency call in Arouca, reportedly blew a tyre causing the driver to lose control and slam into church wall in Tacarigua

Initial reports from a fire officer on duty was that while heading east along the Eastern Main Road the 12 tonne truck suddenly began losing control as they approaching the St Mary’s Children’s Home.

He said that aback tyre on the left side of the truck suddenly blew out causing the truck to "fish-tail" and slam into the wall.

The driver, an officer and four other junior officers received minor injuries.


Faced with persistent insin­uations from Opposition Mem­bers in Parliament yesterday that he got a Pfizer jab from the 80 vials sent from the US, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley went on the offensive and suggested that Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar had contracted Covid-19 at some stage. 

THE State’s flagship energy company, the National Gas Company (NGC), registered an after-tax loss of $2.1 billion for its 2020 financial year, which ended on December 31, 2020. 

The public is again being advised to be careful about using herbal remedies to treat Covid-19, as it can cause more harm than good in certain instances. 

The Gambling (Gaming and Betting) Control Bill, 2021 was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday.

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