Some 16 people injured in Nismes smash-up
While families mourn the deaths of four people, some 16 persons remain in a serious condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital following the horrific smash-up between a car and a minibus on the Nismes Public Road, West Bank Demerara on Saturday night.
Those dead have been identified as 29-year-old Ayesha Sealey of Patentia Housing Scheme (WBD), 12-year-old Maria Bisnauth of Sister’s Village (WBD), 22-year-old Zavira Jona of Patentia and the driver of the car, Rawle Williams – 52-year-old of Canal No.1, WBD.
Those injured are 31-year-old Sharafa Deea Bichai of Patentia, 26-year-old Leon Marks, 27-year-old Salame Marks, both of Area 2 Wales; 32-year-old Keisha Washingston of Stanleytown, 19-year-old Lashona Alicia Anthony of Nismes, 38-year-old Avin Naranjan of Good Intent, 7-year-old Devine Naranjan and 14-year-old Aaron Narajan both of Essequibo Island along with 39-year-old Mark Ambrose of Good Intent, 32-year-old Baroda Manual, 22-year-old Mark Anthony of Canal No.1, 53-year-old man identified as Boodram, Kerry Allen, 33 of Good Intent; 40-year-old Patula Taylor of South Ruimveldt, Georgetown and 34-year-old Shawn Thomas of Good Intent.
The driver of the minibus Hensley Alleyne is in a critical condition.
Police Headquarters revealed that the minibus BYY 2981 was speeding north along the road and collided with the car PTT 691 which turned out from the gas station and into the path of the bus.
Both vehicles careened off the road and ended up in a nearby trench.