[www.inewsguyana.com] – Former World Boxing Champion, Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis is dead, following an accident on New Hope, East Bank Demerara road on Monday, May 04.
According to reports, Lewis was riding a bicycle, when he lost control and rode into a motor car. He was rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre where he died.
Lewis became famous when he fought for a world title and became the first Guyanese to capture the WBC Welterweight title in 2001.
Police later confirmed that the accident occurred at approximately at 12:00hrs.
Police investigations revealed that Lewis was riding a bicycle, when it is alleged that he suddenly turned across the road and was struck down by a motor vehicle. The driver of the motor vehicle is in police custody assisting with the investigations.