A 22-year-old man was killed on Friday night after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a utility pole on the East Coast Demerara Railway Embankment and ended up in a nearby trench.
Dead is Anthony Patterdin of Eccles, East Bank Demerara.
The accident occurred sometime around 22:30h on the La Bonne Intention (LBI) Railway Embankment Road.
According to police reports, the motorcar was proceeding east along the northern side of the LBI Embankment Road allegedly at a fast rate of speed when the driver of the vehicle, who was the lone occupant, lost control and collided with a utility pole on the southern side of the road and ended up in a nearby trench.
He was picked up in an unconscious state and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) where he was admitted a patient in a serious condition.
The police said Patterdin subsequently died about 01:30h today.
The body is at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post mortem.