Injured teen improving after deadly New Hope crash

-driver not yet identified

Sixteen-year-old Amanda Lloyd is now responsive after the crash at New Hope, East Bank Demerara that left two men dead on Thursday morning.

Lloyd was injured and had been unresponsive after she was hospital in the aftermath of the accident, in which Denzil Thomas, of Lot 18 Coverden, East Bank Demerara, and Quincy David, of Soesdyke, also on the East Bank, dead.

Autopsies performed on the bodies of the two men by government pathologist Dr Nehaul Singh revealed that they both died of multiple injuries. David, it was found, had a shattered spine.

Meanwhile, Stabroek News understands that two men believed to be the driver and front seat passenger of the car remain in police custody as investigators have yet to determine who was driving the vehicle at the time of the accident. The men are “pointing fingers” at each other, this newspaper was told.

Police investigations found that the car, PFF 204, was being driven at “a fast rate” when the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a utility pole and a concrete fence at New Hope.

Thomas and David were both subsequently pronounced dead on arrival at the Diamond Diagnostic Centre.

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