Duo killed in Berbice accident identified; eyewitness says cars were racing

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Latchman Sukham and Danny Puran

The two persons who were this morning killed in an accident at the Borlam Turn, Corentyne, Berbice in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) have been identified as Latchman Sukhan and Danny Puran.

Sukham operated a car wash at Whim while Puran was a security guard.

Sukham was the driver of a motorcar in which Puran was the front seat passenger. That motorcar was allegedly racing with another when it crashed into the truck at around 03:00h.

Suresh Matthews, the porter of the truck, recalled that “the car bin a come with a good speed…he ah skate all and come.”

Matthews as well as the driver of the truck are unharmed.

Investigations are ongoing.