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…as car ploughs into patrons at bar
Three persons have been killed when a car careened into a car Monday night at De Willem Public Road, West Coast Demerara.
The accident involved motorcar # PVV 1051 driven by 18-year-old Matthew David Aaron Ambedkar of lot 557 Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo, motor jeep # PYY 9456 owned by Iaz Fizool (age 37 years) of lot 112 East Meten-meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara, 23-year-old pedestrian Carlito Kissoon Gobinlall (deceased) of De Willem, West Coast Demerara, 46-year-old Kiran Rampersaud (deceased) a fisherman of lot 41 Zeeburg, West Coast Demerara, 44-year-old Ayube Mohamed (deceased) a fisherman of lot 167 Meten-meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara, Edoo Wazim Mohamed, an Electrician of lot 1 De Kinderen, West Coast Demerara, and 33-year-old Chandrika Veerasammy of De Willem, West Coast Demerara.
According to the police report motorcar PVV 1051 was proceeding west along the southern side of the said road allegedly racing with another motorcar (number unknown) when the driver lost control of his vehicle and collided into motor jeep PYY 9456 which was parked on the public road in front of Sharmilla Harikissoon Sports Bar and collided into the said bar where several persons were injured as a result of the collision.
The driver of the motorcar sustained injuries to the left side of his face whilst patrons suffered injuries about their bodies. They were all taken to the Leonora Cottage Hospital where they were seen and examined by the doctor on duty who pronounced Carlito Kissoon Gobinlall, Kiran Rampersaud and Ayube Mohamed, dead on arrival while Chandrika Heerasammy and Edoo Wazim were treated and sent away with minor injuries.
The driver of motorcar PVV 1051 was admitted a patient at the the said institution and was later transferred to the West Demerara Regional Hospital in a stable condition where he was further admitted and presently under police guard. A breathalyzer test was conducted on him and no trace of alcohol was found in his breath.
The bodies of Carlito Kissoon Gobinlall, Kiran Rampersaud and Ayube Mohamed were then escorted to the Ezekiel Mortuary for storage awaiting post mortem examination.
Further investigations are ongoing.