8-y-o girl, grandmothers killed in Kairuni accident
An 8-year-old girl, Akezie Jerome, died on the spot Sunday night after a motorcar lost control and slammed into her and four other relatives.
Jerome’s grandmother and great-grandmother were also killed, while her grandfather and an 8-year-old relative are hospitalized. They were all taken to the Linden Hospital Complex.
The 8-year-old, who is in a serious condition, was transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital.
The accident occurred at about 22:00h along the Kairuni Public Road, Soesdyke Linden Highway.
The News Room understands that the driver of the car reportedly fled the scene.
Relatives of those killed destroyed the motorcar.