Labourer dies following accident


Courtney Ashby, a 40-year-old labourer, succumbed to his injuries yesterday after being involved in an accident at Orangestein Public Road, East Bank Essequibo.

Ashby, a labourer from Lot 2133 ‘Z’, Tuschen New Scheme, EBE, had ran into the path of a motor car around 5:30am. The  car was proceeding west along the southern carriageway of the Public Road at the time of the accident when Ashby ran into its path.

He was picked up in an unconscious condition and taken to the Leonora Cottage Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.


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