Two crashes at Ogle after heavy rain

Three motor vehicles were involved in two separate accidents on the East Coast Demerara at Ogle yesterday following some heavy rainfall. No serious injuries resulted from the crashes but one motor vehicle was totalled.

According to an eyewitness, who works at a nearby tyre shop, at approximately 11:30 hrs, a silver motor car flipped over twice after its driver lost control. He had apparently driven at some speed into a large pool of water that had accumulated on the road, about 200 metres before the Ogle Service Station. The car lost several of its parts as it moved approximately 100 metres from the water puddle and ended up on the concrete median of the road, upside down. The eyewitness said a man, dressed in a suit, crawled out of the car with blood about his face.

The eyewitness said that he along with a few bystanders helped the man along, and later threw sand on the spilled oil as well as picked up the car parts scattered about the road. He said officers from the Sparendaam Police Station, arrived on the scene shortly after and the car was towed away. The eyewitness did not record the licence number nor did  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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