Five Haitians involved in Corentyne accident


Police are investigating a serious accident which occurred about 05:15hrs on Friday morning (July 07, 2017), on the #53 Village Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice involving a hire car with five Haitian Nationals and an alleged stray animal (Donkey).

Enquiries disclosed from the driver of HC 5547 that he was proceeding north along the western carriageway of the road en-route to Springlands with five (5) Haitian Nationals, all of whom arrived legally yesterday; when suddenly a donkey ran across from west to east into his path, which caused him to veer east and in that process, the vehicle toppled several times. As a result, everyone received injuries.

The names of the occupants are as follows:

1)      Dia Doxine – 19

2)      Dossier Farantazcia – 15

3)      Dossier James – 15

4)      Ony Jean Pierre – 15

5)      Helas Naima – 5

They were rushed to the Skeldon Public Hospital where the driver and Dossier Farantazcia were treated and sent away. The others were transferred to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital and admitted in a stable condition except for Dia Doxine who was later transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation in an unconscious state.

The driver, 34, a member of the Guyana Fire Service of # 53 Village, Corentyne, has been taken into custody and is assisting with the investigation. He was given a breathalyser test, and no blood alcohol was detected.

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