Driver allegedly speeding dies after slamming into parked lorry

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An alleged speeding motorist has lost his life after his vehicle crashed into a parked lorry on the Yarrowkabra Public Road, Soesdyke/Linden Highway about 23:00h on Tuesday night.

The damaged lorry and the mangled remains of the vehicle following the accident

According to information received from the Police PRO, Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan, their enquiries disclosed that the motorcar, PWW 1114, driven by the now dead Ryan Wilson, 24, of Diamond, East Bank Demerara, “was proceeding south along the eastern carriageway of the road, allegedly at a fast rate of speed, when it collided with the right side front of motor lorry, GPP 2777, with trailer TTT 1610 which was stationary along the eastern side of the road facing north.”

Moreover, it was outlined that a bulldozer was loaded unto the trailer of the lorry at the time of accident.

The driver was taken out of his mangled vehicle by public spirited citizens and rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Center in an unconscious state, he was pronounced dead on arrival.

His body is presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a postmortem examination.

This publication was informed that the driver of the lorry, a 40-year-old resident of Kuru Kururu Soesdyke/Linden Highway, was reportedly, at the time of the accident, standing outside of his vehicle.

He is currently in custody assisting with the ongoing investigation.

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