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Three killed in crash after

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Friday, October 6, 2017
First responders at the scene of the accident which claimed the lives of Alex Lalla, fireman Romel Rambally and Kareem Simon along the Uriah Butler Highway in Chaguanas. Photo by:Rishi Ragoonath

KEVON FELMINE

kevon.felmine@guardian.co.tt

Three families are in mourning today after fatal accident which claimed the lives of birthday boy Alex Lalla, fireman Romel Rambally and Kareem Simon.

According to police, the men were heading South along the Uriah Butler Highway, Chaguanas in a blue Toyota Corolla driven by Lalla, a fitness coach at Raw Fitness Health Club.

Around 4.30 am, on nearing the Munroe Road Overpass, Charlieville they crashed into a pillar of a walkover. Passing motorists called for help and Chaguanas police, the Highway Patrol Unit, Chaguanas firefighters and ambulances responded.

However, Simon, 29, of Claxton Bay, Lalla, 27, of Couva and Rambally, 32, of Golconda had already died. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the accident.