|Keron Antonio Arnold. Photo by Express|
TWENTY-YEAR-OLD Keron Antonio Arnold, a chef at Coco Reef Resort, died in a road accident Saturday night in Tobago.
The accident occurred shortly before 9 o’clock, along Shirvan Road in the vicinity of Mt Pleasant Local Road, mere metres away from Arnold’s home at Coral Gardens, Buccoo.
According to police reports, Arnold was riding his motorcycle along Shirvan Road when he overtook a car and slammed head-on into a Jeep, which was travelling in the opposite direction.
Arnold was thrown from his bike and suffered massive injuries. He died instantly.
District medical officer Dr Ferguson later visited the scene and ordered the body removed to the Scarborough Mortuary.
The driver of the other vehicle was taken to Scarborough General Hospital in a stable condition.
When contacted yesterday at their Buccoo home, family members were in shock following the incident, They described Arnold as always being happy.
His girlfriend, Monique Perreira, an employee of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Institute, said Arnold died doing what he loved doing best, riding his bike.
She recounted the two spoke about his excitement of riding his bike on numerous occasions.
Senior Superintendent Jules and a party of officers visited the scene and Acting Sergeant Williams is continuing investigations.