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…driver nursing fractured skull, internal bleeding
A man and a woman are nursing serious injuries at the Georgetown Public Hospital after colliding with a stray horse on Saturday on the Ogle Railway Embankment Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD)
According to police reports, on February 6, 2021 about 22:45 hours on the said road, 27-year-old Linden Mentis of South Vryheid’s Lust, ECD was driving a motorcycle with pillion rider, 20-year-old Ester Marks of South Better Hope.
Inquiries disclosed that the motorcycle was proceeding east along the said road when the horse ran from south to north into the cyclist’s path.
The man swerved to avoid a collision but nonetheless collided with the rear of the horse and both the driver and pillion rider fell onto the roadway and where they received injuries about their bodies.
Both driver and pillion rider were picked up in a conscious state by public-spirited citizens and escorted to the Georgetown Public Hospital where they were examined by a doctor.
Mentis was admitted for a fractured skull and internal bleeding while female remains in the Accident and Emergency Unit for observation.