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Two drivers and their passengers have been hospitalized at the Skeldon Public Hospital after the cars they were driving collided on Saturday leaving them nursing fractures and head injuries.
Inquiries disclosed that 25-year-old barber Kamesh Chand Chaterpal of Corentyne Berbice was proceeding driving a motor car along #72 Public Road Corentyne Berbice.
Also, on the said road was 40-year-old Mfedhili Adedapo Campbell of First Ally Hill Linden with two passengers and a hire car owned by 30-year-old Bhagnauth Gurdayal of #72 Village Corentyne Berbice.
Police report states that while Chaterpal was negotiating a turn, Campbell who was proceeding in the opposite direction allegedly at a fast rate came into contact with the front of Chaterpal’s car then lost control and collided with Gurdayal’s motor car which was stationary on a culvert.
As a result of the collisions both drivers and passengers sustained injuries and were taken to the Skeldon Public Hospital in a conscious condition where they were both seen and examined by a doctor on duty who treated and admitted Chaterpal for fracture right leg whilst one passenger was transferred to New Amsterdam Public Hospital with head injuries for further medical attention.
Their conditions are regarded as serious but yet stable. Breathalyzer tests were conducted on both drivers which recorded zero. Further investigations are in progress.