Driver in Land of Canaan fatal accident remanded

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A West Coast Demerara (WCD) resident who allegedly drove recklessly on Sunday last causing the death 47-year-old, Garfield McPherson was on Tuesday remanded for the offence.

Twenty eight-year-old, Delon Dublin of Anna Catherina, WCD denied that on May 6, 2018 at Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara (EBD) he drove motorcar PRR 6380 dangerous to the public thereby causing the death of McPherson.

On the day of the accident, Dublin was transporting two passengers, Diana McGarrell and McPherson to Georgetown.

The defendant was reportedly proceeding at a fast rate in the northern direction when he lost control of the vehicle crashing into a nearby trench.

He along with the two injured persons were rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre where McPherson succumbed.

Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield had no objections to bail being granted. However, Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan whom he appeared before remanded the defendant to prison to return on May 21, 2018 for reports and fixture.

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