Trinidad: Youth Goes To Camp To Escape Carnival, Dies In Crash AN ACCIDENT in Manzanilla on Monday morning claimed the life of Isaiah Lopez.

The Express was told the Lopez, 23 of Arima and the driver of the car, Owen Jwahir, 22 of Arima, were camping in the area and were heading to Sangre Grande to purchase items.

Lopez, was a passenger in the white Nissan B13 which, around 10.15 a.m., crashed into a lamppost along the Manzanilla/Mayaro Road.

Lopez died at the scene. The jaws of life had to be used by fire officers to retrieve his body from the car. Sgt Racha and officers Kalipersad and Moore were at the scene.

Jwahir sustained serious injuries and was taken to the Sangre Grande Hospital.

Constable Monsegue of the Manzanilla police station is continuing investigations into the fatal crash.