Police are investigating an accident which occurred on the Dantzig Public Road, Mahaicony, East coast Demerara, about 12:35hrs on Thursday involving motor car HC 6644 driven by Terrence Mc Donald, 41, of lot 54 Bagots Street, Rosignol, West Coast Berbice and motor lorry GPP 3715 which was stationary on the southern side of the road.
According to the Police, Mc Donald died about 18:00hrs whilst being admitted at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation Intensive Care Unit.
Enquiries disclosed that the car was proceeding west along the southern driveway with four occupants- one of whom has been identified as Saulita Malikish- allegedly at a fast rate, on a wet surface and negotiated a right bend, lost control and collided with the front left side of the lorry.
The driver and Malikish who received severe injuries were taken out of the mangled vehicle in an unconscious state, by public spirited citizens and rushed to the Mahaicony Hospital.
They were later transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation and admitted in the Intensive Care Unit, where the Driver succumbed.
The other occupants, Gary Wilson, 19,Wilfred Wilson, 43, both of Rosignol, West Coast Berbice and Steve James, 28, of lot 129 No. 22 Village, Bel Air, West Coast Berbice were treated for minor injuries at the Mahaicony Hospital and sent away.
Investigation is in progress.