19-Y-O crushed to death after jumping from “burning truck”

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By Jomo Paul

Stewart Williams
Stewart Williams

[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 19 – year – old young man of Kuru Kururu on the Linden Highway is now dead after he jumped from a truck that was transporting manure on the Linden Highway on Monday, April 20 at approximately 18:45hrs.

According to reports, Stewart Williams was sitting in the rear tray of the vehicle with two other young men when someone shouted fire, indicating that the vehicle was on fire. It was then that they jumped off the truck and while the other two young med made a safe descent, Williams did not.

According to Calvin Williams, the father of the young man, one of the boys jumped left, one jumped to the back and his son jumped to the right of the truck. However, he was informed that his son tripped and landed in the pathway of the truck.

Williams explained that the rear wheels of the truck ran over the head and shoulders of the young man, instantly causing his death.

According to the bereaved father, the other two young men along with the driver of the truck have been detained by the police.

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