Kitty woman, 30, dies in accident on Camp Street


Natisha Natalie Fernandes, 30, of Kitty, Georgetown was the lone fatality in an accident Sunday night at the intersection of Camp and Church Streets, Georgetown.

A statement from Police Headquarters noted that the accident occurred at about 23:00 hrs and involved motor car #PAD 8395 owned and driven by Shawn Phillip Parasram, 34; and motor car #PTT 7041 owned and driven by Sheik Rahman, 63.

Fernandes was a passenger in the car driven by Rahman.

The police statement noted that Parasram was proceeding east on the southern side of Church Street and on the approach at the intersection of Church and Camp Street, where a Traffic light is erected and was flashing red in his direction, he failed to stop at the intersection and collided to the right rear portion of Rahman’s vehicle which was proceeding south on the eastern drive lane of Camp Street.

As a result of the collision, both vehicles were damaged extensively.

Fernandes, Rahman and a third occupant – Ronda Holder – were transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital.

Unfortunately, Fernandes succumbed to her injuries while receiving medical attention. Her body is currently lying at the Georgetown Public Hospital Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.

Holder and Rahman are currently receiving medical attention at GPHC and Parasram was escorted by the Police to the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital to receive medical attention.

Editor’s Note: Our original headline for this story read: “Kitty woman, 30, dies in accident on Camp Street; both drivers were intoxicated”. The results of the breathalyzer tests, as stated in the original Police report, appeared to have been incorrectly stated and we sought to verify the figures with Police headquarters. The original Police report stated: “A breathalyzer test was done on the driver of motor car Parasram and the results showed 14% and 33% BAC and for Rahman, the results showed 3% and 6% BAC.” A Police spokesman has since informed us that the results should have read 0.14% and 0.33% for Parasram and 0.03% and 0.06% for Rahman. Therefore, the blood alcohol content for neither of the two men exceeded the prescribed limit of 35 microgrammes of alcohol.

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