Parika farmer dies after Orangestein collision

-Common Entrance students injured

An early morning collision on the Orangestein Public Road on the East Bank of Essequibo yesterday left one man dead and several other persons injured, including three students who were being transported to sit the National Grade Six Assessment examinations.

Balraj (only name), 54, of Parika Backdam, died after the minibus PDD 6784 that he was driving collided with a canter truck that was headed in the opposite direction at around 7:15am.

At the time, Balraj was transporting his friend, Rajesh Ganesh, 42, also of Parika Backdam to Georgetown. He had also decided to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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