2 Dead in Corentyne accident
By Malisa Playter Harry
Two persons are now dead after the speeding vehicle in which they were travelling collided with a horse, causing the driver to lose control and veered off the road into a nearby trench.
The accident occurred around 21:30 on Sunday night at Number 50 Leeds Village, Corentyne.
Dead is driver of the vehicle, 45-year-old Richard Ramnarine and 23-year-old Ramesh Rampat.
According to information reaching News Room, three other persons who were in the vehicle at the time, 24-year-old Prakash Gangaram, 31-year-old Rameshwar Mangal and 24-year old Mahendra Ramprakash are critical. They were admitted to the Skeldon Public Hospital.
Reports are that the persons were intoxicated at the time of the accident.
Additional details will be provided as it becomes available.