54 months jail for man found guilty of killing 7 – Y – O

Jermaine Carol. [iNews' Photo]

Jermaine Carol. [iNews' Photo]
Jermaine Carol. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – A maintenance worker attached to Church’s Fast Food Outlet was today sentenced to 54 months imprisonment for causing the death of a Grade Two St. Pius Primary School student.

Twenty – nine – year – old Jermaine Carol of Stevedore Housing Scheme, Georgetown, was found guilty of dangerous driving. The Court heard that on June 12, on Freeman Street, Middle Road East La Penitence, Georgetown, he drove motor car PPP 5931 in a manner dangerous to the public thereby causing the death of 7 – year -old Clement Joseph Quallis.

Carol, a father of one, was also charged for driving without third party risk insurance. The trial took place before Magistrate Judy Latchman and Carol was represented by Attorney – at – Law, Adrian Thompson.

The Court heard that the child was on his way to a shop in Freeman Street, Middle Road East La Penitence when he was struck down by the car driven by Carrol.

According to the prosecution’s facts, as a result of the accident, the child’s head was pinned to a fence and the remainder of his body was between the car’s bonnet and the concrete.



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