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1 dead, several injured in WBD collision


first_imgOne person is now dead and three others injured following a two-car smash-up at Parfaite Harmonie New Road, West Bank Demerara (WBD), on Sunday evening. The accident occurred around 22:00h.Up to press time, the identity of the deceased, who was driving a silver grey Toyota Premio, bearing registration number PSS 7212, was not known. However, Guyana Times was reliably informed that the car was registered to a Clarence Beaton of Vigilance, East Coast Demerara. This newspaper could not, however, confirm whether the man who died was the owner.The lifeless body of the unidentified driver of a silver Toyota Premio motor car on the Parfaite Harmonie New Road, where the two-vehicle smash-up occurredMeanwhile, the second car involved in the accident, a white Toyota Premio, bearing registration number PRR 8983, had only one occupant – the driver, Jermaine Gray of Patentia, WBD.According to information reaching this publication, the silver grey motor vehicle was heading out of Parfaite Harmonie along the new road, reportedly at a fast pace, when the driver lost control and collided with the oncoming white car.When Guyana Times arrived at the scene, the silver car was toppled on the roadway and the lifeless body of the driver was lying nearby.He was pulled from the wreckage by public-spirited persons. The white car, on the other hand, was stuck head-on in a nearby drain.This newspaper was told that the occupants of the silver vehicle had just left a birthday celebration in Parfaite Harmonie and were heading home to the East Coast of Demerara.Guinness bottles were found inside and next to the silver car along with food boxes.This newspaper was told that the two other occupants of that vehicle, along with Gray, the driver of the white car, were taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital for treatment.Gray reportedly took a transfer to a private city hospital, while the two other persons were treated and sent away. At the hospital, a relative of Gray related that he was heading to her house in Parfaite Harmonie, when the accident happened.“I was waiting on him at home when somebody called and tell me that there was an accident and I asked what the licence number was and when she tell me, I knew it was him,” the woman told this newspaper.The body of the unidentified man is at the WDRH Mortuary awaiting identification.last_img

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