Police Constable Dayne Horsford who was involved in an early morning accident today has succumbed to his injuries at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.
PC Horsford along with 21 year PC Shaquille Mondesir was travelling in a Sport Utility vehicle along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway sometime after 2 this morning, near the Courts Megastore in Barataria
According to police reports the vehicle skidded off the wet road and overturned several times.
News Power Now spoke with President of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association, Inspector Michael Seales who confirmed the news of PC Horsford’s passing.
When asked if there were any findings on the cause of the accident, Inspector Seales said he was unable to give an answer at that time.
Both men were thrown from the vehicle; PC Shaquille Mondesir died at the scene.
One of PC Horsford’s hands and one of his feet were severed on impact.
Both officers were attached to the Southern Police Division and were off-duty returning from a function when the crash occurred.