Trinidad: Highway daredevil lands in hospital

A screenshot of the video showing the man riding on top of a car on the highway.

(Trinidad Express) Police are yet to identify a man who suffered multiple injuries when he jumped in front of a passing car on Tuesday night.

The same man was earlier spotted sitting on a car top travelling along the Uriah Butler Highway, in the vicinity of Caroni.

The man is being treated at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

This is the same man throwing himself in front of a moving vehicle

Police said his injuries were not life threatening.

A video posted to social media at around 8pm showed the man sitting on the roof of the car driving along the south bound lane of the highway.

Police said around 20 minutes later the vehicle was parked along Waterloo Road, Carapichaima.

Closed circuit television cameras in the area captured the man exiting the back seat of the vehicle.

He then stood in front of the car and waited for a passing vehicle.

The footage showed the man jumping in front of the moving car.

Central Division police and paramedics visited the scene. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.

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