Update: Edghill says accident could have been fatal


[www.inewsguyana.com]Junior Finance Minister Juan Edghill said that the accident he was involved in earlier on Thursday could have been a fatal one.

In a press statement issued to the media, the Minister stated that he is happy to be alive.

Early Thursday morning (October 10), a vehicle transporting Junior Finance Minister Juan Edghill, his driver along with an Information Officer from GINA and a NCN cameraman turned turtle on the Linden road.

At the time of the accident, the Minister and the staff were heading to an outreach on the Demerara Riverain communities, when the bus skidded off the road and turned over. The vehicle belongs to Minister Edghill.

In his statement, Minister Edghill said, “I would like to express gratitude to the Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI) and the staff of Arima for the assistance rendered.

On behalf of all those who were occupants of the vehicle, I express gratitude to the Office of the President and the Professional Medical Staff of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation for their medical attention and assistance given.

We are all grateful to be alive.  It was an unfortunate incident that could have been fatal, but we believe we experienced divine protection.”



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