Quick-thinking truck driver turns into fence to spare occupants of car
The quick-thinking driver of a truck managed to avert a more serious accident following a collision with a car by driving his vehicle into a fence yesterday morning. He sustained a fractured leg and several minor injuries after his truck collided with the car at the busy intersection near Rahaman’s Park on the East Bank of Demerara.
Reports are that around 9.30 am yesterday morning, the truck and an AT 212 Toyota car were heading to the city when the driver of the car with four occupants attempted to cut in front of the truck at the turn, resulting in the collision. The car sustained several scratches to its side while the driver of the truck avoided further damage to the smaller vehicle by driving the truck into a nearby fence.
According to an eyewitness, the two vehicles were heading in each of the two lanes, past the entrance to the Gafoors Shopping Complex when the driver of the car attempted to turn into the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.