Woman killed by speeding taxi
Christine Ishram was struck down and killed by a speeding taxi on the Non Pareil, East Coast Demerara road yesterday while waiting on a bus to buy a rakhi gift for her brother.
The 25-year-old mother of one, of lot 241 Section D Non Pareil, ECD, was pulled out of a nearby trench alongside the public road, barely breathing. She was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. The accident occurred at 11am while she was waiting for a bus to go to the market in a nearby village.