Media Release

Landslide on the Lady Young Road


February 28, 2018 Kent House, Maraval – The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government wishes to advise that there is a landslide on the Lady Young Road currently rendering it impassable. The landslide is located approximately ½-mile up from the Morvant Junction. The traveling public is asked to seek alternative routes and citizens are asked to avoid the area.

Reports were received of a vehicle being partially covered by rubble, however, the San Juan/Laventille Disaster Management Unit and Trinidad and Tobago Fire Services were deployed and are currently on scene. The driver has now been moved to safety. First response agencies including the San Juan/Laventille Regional Corporation, Port of Spain City Corporation, Ministry of Works and Transport, Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, and Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service are currently working together to clear the debris, direct traffic, and bring order to the situation.