Teen motorcyclist dies in Berbice accident
An accident between two motorcyclists on the # 11 Public Road, East Berbice just after midnight on Saturday has claimed the life of 19-year-old Rahul Thakoor of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice
Police Headquarters reported that the accident occurred at about 00:01 hrs; it is alleged that Thakoor was riding motorcycle # CJ 2552 when he undertook another motorcycle, clipped the handle and collided with a GPL lamp post.
The rider or the other other motorcycle, # CL 4458, was identified as Keon Williams, a 24-year-old of Fort Ordinance, East Canje, Berbice; and pillion rider Lennox Reid, an 18-year-old of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam Berbice.
Police said both motorcyclists were speeding.
Thakoor was unconscious, while Williams and Reid were picked up in a conscious state by public-spirited citizens and taken to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital.
Thakoor later succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical treatment. Williams and Reid were treated and admitted for observation in the Accident & Emergency Unit. Their conditions are regarded as stable.
Both motorcycles were lodged in the Central Police Station compound to be examined by the License and Certifying Officer.
Investigations are in progress.