A 55-year security guard was killed instantly on the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway, Chaguanas, on Wednesday morning.
The dead man was identified as Ramdeo Rampersad, of Welcome Road, Cunupia. Police said that Rampersad was driving his silver Nissan Almera car along the south bound lane when he lost control of the car at around 8.30am.
Police said Rampersad’s vehicle crossed the median and collided head on with a container truck travelling in the opposition direction.
Both vehicles overturned at the side of the highway.
Police said Emergency Medical Services (EMS) paramedics responded to the report and found that Rampersad’s neck and arms were broken.
Relatives said Rampersad was on his way to work when the crash occurred.