The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding motor vehicular accidents over the weekend
On Sunday, motor vehicle, TE214, a truck owned by Eldon Samuel of Mesopotamia and driven by Nigel Peters, 33, a chauffeur of Richland Park, ran off the Maroon Hill public road and went over an embankment.
Passenger Leopold Castello, 51, a farmer of Hopewell, died at the scene. Peter Phillips, 33, an auto mechanic of Enhams, and Alwyn Toby, 53, a mason of Mesopotamia, succumbed to their injuries at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.
The other passengers, Cliff Richards, 42, and Brendon Grant, 36, both labourer and residents of Mesopotamia, along with Peters, sustained injuries and were treated at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, motor vehicle PR316, a grey Suzuki owned and driven by Victor Hunte, 71, a retired businessman of Villa, ran off the Coulls Hill public road and over an embankment.
Passenger Martina John, 51, a retired businesswoman of Villa/Trinidad, sustained injuries and died on the spot.
Brenda Hunte, 67, a retired businesswoman of Villa, and Victor Hunte, both sustained injuries and were treated at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.
In another motor vehicle accident on Saturday, RR89, a Toyota Rav 4 owned by Gregory Richards of Arnos Vale and driven by Tracy Lavia of Clare Valley ran off the Clare Valley public road and collided with a liquor and provisions shop owned by Arnold Hanson of Clare Valley. During the accident, motor vehicle T9756, owned and driven by Arnold Hanson, was pushed off the public road and into a dwelling house.
Tracy Lavia sustained injuries during the accident. He was treated and discharged from the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital.
(Police Public Relations Dept.)