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A 20-year-old Venezuelan woman was killed in a horrific accident on the Stewartville Public Road, West Coast Demerara on Monday when the car she was in slammed into a GPL post before landing in a nearby trench.
Dead is Alejandra Brazon. The accident occurred at around 14:30hrs on Monday, June 21, 2021.
The Guyana Police Force, in a statement, said the car (PRR 2014) was driven by 33-year-old Anthony Ralph, a resident of Buxton, East Coast Demerara, at the time of the accident.
In addition to Brazon, three other Venezuelan women were in the car. They have been identified as Kataleena (only name give), Alexandra (only name given), both of whom are from Stewartville, West Coast Demerara, and Urelis Gonsalves, 22, Pouderyon, West Bank Demerara.
Investigation thus far has revealed that the car was proceeding east along the northern side of the public road at a fast rate when the driver overtook motorcar #PRR 7512 which was proceeding in the same direction.
“After the overtaking maneuver, while returning onto the northern carriageway, the driver lost control and struck a GPL post on the northern parapet then ended up in a trench on the said northern side,” the police reported.
As a result of the collision the driver and occupants received injuries. They were all picked up in an unconscious state and taken to Leonora Cottage Hospital where they were seen and examined by a doctor on duty.
Alejandra Brazon was pronounced dead on arrival while the others were later referred to West Demerara Regional Hospital and admitted as patients in a stable condition.
Urelis Gonsavles was picked up in an unconscious state by Leonora Fire Service EMT and taken to West Demerara Regional Hospital where she was seen, examined, and admitted a patient in a stable condition.
The body of the deceased was escorted to Ezekiel Funeral Parlour awaiting a PME.