[www.inewsguyana.com] – Brazil Counsel Officer Theotonio Santa Cruz Oliveira, 61 years who was working in Guyana was killed early this morning and several other persons injured in an accident off the Takatu Bridge, Lethem.
Information reaching iNews revealed that Oliveira was driving his motor vehicle along the roadway at Lethem when he collided with a motor vehicle proceeding in the opposite direction that had allegedly veered into his driving lane, killing the official and injuring several others. The man died while receiving treatment at the Lethem hospital.
One of the vehicles is said to be a taxi. The police are investigating the incident and the injured are said to be receiving their medical attention at Boa Vista.
Three other persons who were occupants of his vehicle and the driver of the other motor vehicle, who is also a Brazilian National, sustained injuries and are in hospital receiving medical treatment.
Two of the passenger inside Oliveria’s car have been identified as Caslin Thakurdeen and his assistant, Grace Nicolson is said to be stable.