Albouystown man dies in Omai backdam crash

An accident around 18:30hrs on Tuesday resulted in the death of Ryan Allen, a 25 year old resident of 22 Callender Street, Albouystown.

In a press release yesterday police stated that investigations revealed that Allen and three other men were in the tray of a motor lorry, licence plate GLL 4502, when Quacy Valentine, the driver of the vehicle lost control of the lorry as it navigated the Granny Backdam Trail, Omai, Essequibo River, causing it to topple, and pinning Ryan in the ordeal.

Ryan was taken to the Mackenzie Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police are still investigating the incident.

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