Three die on Corentyne …after drunk driver in series of hit-and-run accidents

A No 51 village car driver is in police custody assisting with investigations following a series of accidents on the Corentyne Public Road last evening that left three persons dead.

The accidents claimed the lives of two sisters Latoya, 19, and Juanita Bagot, 16, and their three-year-old niece Shamaine Cort of Philippi. The accidents around 7 pm also left two cyclists: Delroy Park, 28, of Kilmarnock, Corentyne and Matthew Mc Bean, 19, of No.35 Village, Corentyne nursing injuries. The girls were all pronounced dead on arrival at the Port Mourant hospital. The injured Mc Bean is currently receiving treatment at the New Amsterdam hospital while Park who sustained less serious injuries was treated at the Port Mourant Hospital and sent home.

According to reports, the detained 18-year-old driver was at the wheel of PPP 5842 when he struck down Park who …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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