Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 19:30h. last evening on the Unity Public Road, East Coast Demerara, which resulted in the deaths of Kelvin Cort, 26 yrs. and Jennifer Grant.
Enquiries disclosed that Cort, was proceeding east along the northern side of the road in motor car PFF 6778 with five occupants, when Motor Pickup GMM 426 which was proceeding in the opposite direction, suddenly swerved into the path of the car and collided with its right front.
According to police information, as a result of the impact, the driver of the car and the occupants namely Jennifer Grant, and 18-year-old Jancey Grant, both of Betsy Ground, East Canje, Berbice, along with 35-year-old Petal Thom, 38-year-old Sayol Thom, and 16-year-old Mark Thom, of Liverpool Village Corentyne, were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Kelvin Cort and Jennifer Grant died whilst receiving medical attention.
The other persons have been admitted in an unconscious state.
The driver of the Pickup is in police custody.