A 23-year-old Couva health teacher Josiah Jamieson Phillip, often known as “Mr Match” died in an accident on Friday evening when his motorbike collided with a truck alongside the Southern Predominant Highway.
Police reported that round 6.10 pm, Phillip was driving his motorbike alongside the northbound lane when he reportedly tried to overhaul a van however crashed right into a truck.
Police stated Phillip’s physique was thrown roughly 20 ft and landed in a drain.
He was taken to the Couva Hospital however was pronounced lifeless.
Phillip lived at Paradise Avenue, Calcutta No. 3, McBean Village, Couva.
He was the daddy of 1 and was anticipating one other little one.
In a Fb publish, his companion Lysel Hippolyte stated, “I do not even know the place to start out…I am nonetheless in disbelief. Simply at the moment (Friday) you referred to as me to seek out out what your youngsters and I doing and I informed you to be protected.
“What am I going to inform (little one’s identify omitted) when he ask for his daddy? You had been presupposed to see your unborn child for the primary time tomorrow on an ultrasound. You did not even get to see him or maintain him for the primary time. Thanks for being an important father to our son. Thanks for being an important particular person to me. I am going to eternally love you. Your legacy will eternally reside on. I want I may stand up within the morning and will probably be only a dream. Lord Jesus, please give me the power as a result of I can not do it with out you.”
In a later publish, she stated, “You may be in my coronary heart eternally. Thanks for the 5 years of recollections we shared collectively. You labored so arduous to perform what you needed. I preserve listening to your voice in my head. You are the one particular person I may of (sic) discuss to about something. Who am I going to speak to now?”
The health centre he labored at – SJ Transformation Health – additionally posted a tribute to Fb.
It thanked his household “for permitting us to fulfill such a humble, caring, variety and passionate younger man who was in a position to fulfil his potential as much as the purpose of his passing.
You can be missed, little brother. Gone however is not going to be forgotten.”