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… two persons injured
Two persons have been admitted to the Suddie Public Hospital after the minibus they were in toppled into a trench along the Adventure Truck Line Dam, Essequibo Coast.
Hospitalized are occupants 17-year-old Akash Persaud of Adventure, Essequibo Coast and 30-year-old Michelle Gouveia of Adventure, Essequibo while the driver of the bus, 23-year-old labourer, Budraj Ramlall, fled the scene.
Inquiries disclosed that the said minibus was proceeding east on the said access road on Monday at around 17:35 hours when the driver lost control of the vehicle which turned turtle in a trench on the southern side of the said access road. The occupants were taken out of the minibus by public-spirited persons in a conscious state and taken to the Suddie Public Hospital.
They were seen and examined by a doctor on duty who admitted them as patients at the said institution. The driver of the said vehicle escaped from the scene and remains at large.