Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 19:30h. last evening on the Unity Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD), which resulted in the deaths of Kelvin Cort, 26 years and Jennifer Grant.
According to a police report, Kelvin Cort was proceeding east along the northern side of the road in motor car PFF 6778 with five occupants, when motor pickup GMM 426 which was proceeding in the opposite direction, suddenly swerved into the path of the car and collided with its right front.
As a result of the impact, the driver of the car and its other occupants namely Jennifer Grant, age unknown and Jancey Grant, 18 years both of Betsy Ground, East Canje, Berbice, along with Petal Thom, 35 years, Sayol Thom, 38 years. and Mark Thom, 16 years, all of Liverpool Village Corentyne, were rushed to the GPHC where kelvin Cort and Jennifer Grant died whilst receiving medical attention.
The other persons have been admitted in an unconscious state.
The driver of the pickup is in police custody.