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A newspaper distributor who services the East Bank to Linden route, Mark Ault was killed in a accident on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway Sunday evening.
The accident occurred at Dora, involving Ault’s minibus # PKK 3866. Ault 48 resided at Republic Drive, Beterverwagtong, ECD. The other vehicles were a hire car # HC 9662 driven by Lindon Lamaizon age 51 years of Brusche Dam Friendship Village ECD and motor car # PLL 3468 owned and driven by Julian Elliot age 61 years of Central Amelia’s Ward Linden.
Police said in a release that Ault was proceeding north along the western side of Dora Public Road Soesdyke Linden Highway.
At the same time hire car # HC 9662 was proceeding in the opposite direction and ended up into the path of the said minibus, where his right side front of the said hire car collided with the rear wheel of the minibus causing the driver of the minibus to lose control.
As a result, the right side front of the minibus collided with the right side of motor car # PLL 3468 which was proceeding south along the eastern carriageway of the said road behind the said hire car.
As a result of the collision the driver of the minibus and the occupant of motor car PLL 3486 received injuries about their bodies.
Ault was picked up in an unconscious condition and taken to a hospital where he was seen and examined by a doctor on duty and pronounced dead on arrival.
The driver of motor car # PLL 3468 and occupants Akeemo Elliot and Candace Gordon were picked up in a conscious condition by public spirited-citizens and the police and taken to the said institution where they were seen and examined by a doctor on duty. The occupants of cars are hospitalized.
The driver of motor car #PLL 3468 was then referred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, where he was seen and examined by a doctor on duty and admitted in the male surgical ward suffering from a fractured pelvic and spine.