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PH driver critical at hospital after being robbed and stabbed…

police - generic Stabbing picAn Arima taxi-driver is fighting for his life at the Eric Williams Medical Science Complex (EWMSC) after he was stabbed and robbed by two men.

Around 12.30 a.m. Sunday, 28-year-old Kennedy Lopez was plying his Nissan B14 car for hire when he stopped for two male passengers at Prince Street.

Upon reaching Maturita Road, the men announced a hold-up and began beating Lopez before stabbing him in the chest.

Lopez managed to escape with his car key and ran to safety. He was taken to hospital by a passer-by.

Police say he remains in an unsatisfactory condition. 

Lopez was robbed of quantity of cash and his $200 cellular phone.