Several injured after Land Cruiser topples at Tiger Creek

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Several persons were injured on Sunday evening after a Toyota Land Cruiser toppled on the Tiger Creek Hill roadway, while the driver was reportedly attempting to swerve away from a pothole.

The injured persons were on Monday morning transported to the Eugene F. Correira International Airport via plane and transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital to seek treatment (photos: Janell Wong)

The accident was confirmed by Traffic Chief, Ramesh Ashram during a telephone interview with INews on Monday.

Ashram detailed that at the time of the accident, 15 persons –consisting of Guyanese and Venezuelans- were in the vehicle.

This online publication understands that at the time, the vehicle was travelling from Mahdia and heading to Brian Sucre’s Junction.

Some of the injured individuals sustained broken legs, suspected fractured ribs, and minor lacerations about their bodies.

INews was told that a baby was in the vehicle at the time of the accident. However, Ashram was unable to confirm this.

The injured persons were on Monday morning transported to the Eugene F. Correira International Airport via plane and transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital to seek treatment.

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