Two persons were killed following a crash on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway late Friday evening after the minibus in which they were travelling crashed into a lumber truck at Moblissa Hill.
The Guyana Police Force, in a statement today, said its ranks are investigating the fatal accident which occurred about 19:30hrs last night on the Moblissa Highway which resulted in the deaths of 57-year-old Bridgette Alleyne of Goed Fortuin, West Bank Demerara, and a so far unidentified male.
Enquiries disclosed that Motor Lorry GMM 6461 transporting logs, was proceeding in a western direction and minibus BVV 3782 with three occupants inclusive of the driver who is the husband of Bridgette Alleyne, was proceeding in the said direction behind the lorry when it allegedly crashed into the rear of the lorry. As a result of the impact all of the occupants received injuries and were rushed to the Mackenzie Public Hospital where the two were pronounced dead on arrival and the driver was treated and admitted in a stable condition.
Both drivers were given a breathalyzer test and no trace of blood alcohol was recorded. The driver of the lorry is assisting with the investigation.