Corentyne woman dies after being hit by taxi
A Williamsburg, Corentyne woman died on Thursday evening after being struck down by a taxi on the village’s public road.
Meenawattie Pooranauth, who was hit near the health centre, died while receiving medical attention at the Port Mourant Hospital. The driver of the car, which bore the number plate HC 1727, is in police custody assisting with the investigations. In addition to causing death by dangerous driving, the driver may face charges for drunk driving and speeding, which are believed to have led to the accident.