Young businessman killed after slamming into utility pole

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A young East Bank Essequibo businessman was killed in the wee hours of Boxing Day after he lost control of his motor vehicle and slammed into a utility pole and then into a fence at Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara.

Dead is Vijai Sankar, 28, of Lot 24 Vergenoegen, EBE. Based on reports received, at the time of the accident the young man was driving his Range Rover bearing registration number PWW 9100 at a fast rate along the Uitvlugt Public Road when he lost control and collided with a lamp pole and subsequently a concrete fence.

Vijai Sankar

As a result, Sankar received severe injuries and was pulled from the mangled vehicle by members of the Guyana Fire Service. He was rushed to the Leonora Cottage Hospital in an unconscious condition where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

His body was taken to the Ezekiel Funeral home as investigations continue.