Two dead after bus crash on Linden/Soesdyke highway

-several injured

A minibus accident on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway last evening claimed the lives of two Lindeners while several others escaped with minor injuries.

Dead are Roger Hudson, 29, who was the driver of the bus BSS 4774, and Kathleen Marks, 36, a mother of four. The incident occurred at around 6pm in the vicinity of Long Creek, about 20 minutes from Linden.

Injured are Kerry Fraser, 35, of 331 Berbice Road, Mackenzie; Yuannie Robinson, 26, of 48 D’urban Street George-town; Telisha Scott and Shondel Chand of 527 East Ruimvelt. Also injured and treated were Marlon Washington of 183 Wisroc Wismar; Ceon Anthony, 28, of Wisroc; Seon Lamazon, 29, of 18 Section C Christianburg; Marlyn Alley, 29, of West Bank Demerara; Jonelle Gordon, 25, of 114 First Alley Wismar and Mark Nurse, 28, of 92 Half Mile, Wismar.

All of the injured were discharged after being treated by medical personnel at the Linden Hospital.

“I been in the front seat and the bus went driving like at 140/160 (mph) and suddenly, the bus like one of the tire puncture or something…the bus start swerve from the left side of the road straight into the right side…but before it run off the road it start topple, topple couple time, turn over, the driver, the girl next to me, everybody actually …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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