Berbice carpenter killed in accident on #5 public road


Thussan Joe, a 35-year-old carpenter of Number 22 Village, West Coast Berbice is the country’s latest road fatality.

Joe died when a motorcar collided with his motorcycle on the # 5 public road at about 18:00h on Saturday.

The car was being driven by Devon Sears, 28, of Plantation Brahn, West Coast Berbice.

Police said Sears made a U-turn into the path of the motorcycle which was proceeding east along the northern side of the road.

As a result of the impact, Joe fell onto the southern grass parapet and received injuries about his body

He was then picked up in an unconscious condition and taken to the Fort Wellington public hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The driver of the car is in custody pending investigations.

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