By Fareeza Haniff
[www.inewsguyana.com] – A horrific accident in West Coast Berbice has claimed the lives of two men on Wednesday afternoon, December 16.
Information reaching iNews revealed that the accident occurred at approximately 14:00 hrs on the Experiment Public Road, West Coast Berbice and involved two cars which collided head on.
iNews understands that one of the cars caught fire on point of impact while the two men were trapped inside.
Dead are 48-year old Shiv Hanoman, who is a Guyanese residing in Canada and 22-year old Nehru Bankay of Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice.
Reports indicate that five persons were rushed to the Fort Wellington Hospital and some of the injured have been identified as Nigel Trotz, Fiona Rasul and Phillis (only name given).
iNews understands that two of those persons are reportedly unconscious.
iNews will provide more information as it becomes available.