[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Guyana Police Force has issued a wanted bulletin for the driver in the fatal accident, which occurred on November 07, 2015, at Mahaicony Public Road, East Coast Demera and which resulted in the death of Irene Ramsey.
He has been identified as Altab Bacchus of Lot 29, Block 3, Craig Mill, Cove & John, East Coast Demerara.
Anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Altab Bacchus is asked to contact the police on telephone numbers 225-6411, 229-2702, 227-2272, 229-2600, 911 or the nearest police station.
Bacchus fled the scene of the accident and police sources that are close to the investigations are of the view that he was under the influence of alcohol.
Bacchus was reportedly driving in the wrong lane on November 07 when his car collided with another vehicle, which caused it to spin out of control and hit four pedestrians who were standing on the road awaiting transportation to head home.
Traffic Chief, Dion Moore had confirmed that the other driver who was involved in the accident, Kwame Springer of Amelia’s Ward, Linden was tested for alcohol consumption and it was found that he had no signs of alcohol in his system.
The relatives of the dead 45 – year – old woman, Irene Ramsey, who was killed on the spot, told iNews that they are looking to have the errant driver or his family come forward and offer them some form of assistance with the funeral expenses and to also speak about the possibility of compensation.
Ramsey was a mother of seven and worked as a cleaner at the Mahaicony Secondary School. They had just exited the 50th birthday party of another employee who controls the canteen at the said school.