Minibus crashes into teens on motorcycle


Police are trying to locate the owner and driver of a minibus after it crashed into two teens on a motorcycle along the Main Road in New Amsterdam, Region Six on Saturday night.

The teenagers – Maroldo Durant Marvin, 18, and Tony Crandon, 14 – received cuts and bruises about their bodies and were treated at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital and sent away.

Police reported that the accident occurred at about 22:00 hrs.

According to reports, the minibus – with license plate number MP 1 -was proceeding east along Pitt Street in New Amsterdam and turned north onto Main Road without stopping. As a result, the bus collided with the teens. Police said both the minibus driver and motorcycle rider were speeding.

The teens were thrown off the motorcycle and were picked by public-spirited citizens and placed in the minibus which took them to the hospital.

Police said the minibus then left the hospital; it was later found parked in a yard at Bristol Street, East Canje Berbice.

The police reported that several checks were made to find the driver and owner but they have so far been unsuccessful.

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