Trinidad: Woman dies of heart attack after vehicular accident

Passers-by render assistance to Patricia La Chapelle after she was knocked down at the corner of Sweet Briar Road and Maraval Road in St Clair Wednesday morning.

(Trinidad Guardian) A Point Fortin woman died of a heart at­tack while re­ceiv­ing treat­ment at Port-of-Spain Gen­er­al Hos­pi­tal af­ter she was knocked down while cross­ing the road in St Clair on Wednes­day morn­ing.

The vic­tim has been iden­ti­fied as Pa­tri­cia La Chapelle, 62, of Tan­ner Street, Point Fortin.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, La Chapelle was cross­ing the road at the cor­ner of Sweet Bri­ar Road and Mar­aval Road around 10 am when she was hit by a Range Rover dri­ven by a fe­male at­tor­ney.

La Chapelle was tak­en to the hos­pi­tal but suf­fered a heart at­tack around 12.30 pm. She nev­er re­gained con­scious­ness.

The at­tor­ney was al­so tak­en to the hos­pi­tal and treat­ed for shock.

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