Fourth person dies in ECD horrific smash-up


The Guyana Police Force has confirmed that a fourth person has died in Wednesday’s horrific accident between a car and canter truck on the Montrose Public Road, East Coast of Demerara (ECD).

A Police report late Wednesday night revealed that four persons died from the car – the driver, 35-year-old Chris Bradshaw of Queenstown, Georgetown; 54-year-old Lynden Pryce of South Vryheid’s Lust ECD, an unidentified female who was in the front seat and another male – they are both estimated to be in their 30s.

The accident occurred at about 17:55h and according to the Police, the driver of the car was speeding in the direction of Georgetown when he lost control after negotiating a right bend and collided into the median.

The driver then ended up on the northern carriageway into the path of the canter which was proceeding east.

The driver of the canter and the other occupants all received injuries about their bodies and were taken to the Woodlands Hospital and Mercy Hospital, respectively in a conscious condition.

The Guyana Fire Service had to cut the car in order to remove the bodies of the victims.

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