Another injured minibus passenger from Greenwich Park accident dies


Another minibus passenger from last Monday’s gruesome accident on the Greenwich Park Public Road, East Bank Essequibo has succumbed, taking the death toll to five persons.

Minibus passenger Tella Parhoo, 71, died at around 15:30 hrs Friday at the Georgetown Public Hospital while undergoing medical treatment for her injuries sustained in the accident.

Parhoo’s body is at the Georgetown Public Hospital’s Mortuary, awaiting a Post Mortem Examination.

The four others who died in Monday’s accident were: 50-year-old Vernon Prowell, the minibus driver of Bent Street, Wortmanville, and minibus passengers Margaret Kennedy, 72, of Tuschen; Olga Reddy, 57, of Parika; and Elvis Charles, 40, of Ruby, East Bank Essequibo.

The accident occurred at about 9.30 hrs on March 06, 2023, and involved a motor lorry (GZZ 2285) driven by Ewart Stewart and a minibus (BWW 8364) driven by Vernon Prowell.

Ewart Sewart, 38, was arrested on March 6 for his involvement that day in the accident and charged on Thursday with four counts of  Causing Death by Dangerous Driving.

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