2 DEAD, 3 SERIOUSLY INJURED IN CORENTYNE ACCIDENT

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…They were all under the influence – Source

Two persons are confirmed dead and three others seriously injured after the vehicle in which they were traveling hit a horse, then slammed into a culvert toppling several times before coming to a halt at Number 50 Village, Corentyne, Berbice.

The accident occurred around 21:15 hrs on Sunday night.

accident-1Those confirmed dead are; the driver of the vehicle; 45-year-old Richard Ramnarine and a porter, 23-year-old Ramesh Rampat. Those seriously injured include; Mahendra Ramprakash, Prakash Gangaram,  and Rameshwar Mangal.

INews was reliably informed that the occupants of the Toyota Spacio, bearing licence plate PPP 4744 had just left a liquor restaurant at Number 48 Village and were about to make a drop-off when the accident occurred.

Eyewitnesses say that the vehicle hit a horse, then slammed into a culvert, toppling several times before ending up in a nearby canal. A source told INews that the group of men were all imbibing at a liquor restaurant at Number 48 Village, Corentyne.

An investigation has been launched into the accident.

INews will provide more details, including photos of the accident later. 

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