Cop kills two in road collision
A twenty-nine year old Police Corporal was admitted a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital in a serious but stable condition after he crashed into two stray animals, on the Susannah Public Road, Number Nineteen Village, Corentyne, Berbice around 02:00hours today.
According to a police report, enquiries disclosed that the victim Satesh Narine, of Cumberland village, East Canje, and who is the Subordinate Officer-in-Charge of Albion Police Station, was proceeding west along the southern side of the road, in motor car PSS 4799 when he collided with the animals (a cow and calf) and lost control of his vehicle which ended up into a southern shallow trench.
He was rushed to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital in a conscious state by residents of the community where he was treated and transferred to the G.P.H.C.
He sustained a fractured right shoulder, fractured hands and injuries to his back. Meanwhile the cow and her young did not survive.
The owner of the animals was arrested.