The Kitty woman injured in an accident on Sunday afternoon at the corner of Camp and Robb streets is now a patient at the Female Surgical Ward at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Malvena Hope of Thomas Street, Kitty was injured after she was struck down shortly after 5 pm while standing on the pavement just outside of the Teleperformance Call Centre. She was subsequently rushed to the hospital after sustaining head injuries.
According to reports reaching Stabroek News, a Route 50 minibus bearing licence plate number BRR 5365 was speeding in an easterly direction along Camp Street when the driver failed to stop at the intersection and collided with a jeep bearing licence plate number PNN 9891, causing the jeep to slam into the woman.
“The minibus was speeding coming down Robb Street. I think if the minibus had hit her
she would have been dead. The driver was speeding coming down the road like he didn’t want to stop. She just pass me and wave me off,” one eyewitness recounted.
Meanwhile, a friend of the injured woman who was with her at the time of the accident told this newspaper that they had just come from Bourda Market when the accident occurred. “We were standing up at the corner speaking when I heard a noise. I see the bus coming from Robb Street and it smash into the other vehicle and then it smash into her. She fling up in the air and come back down,’ the woman related.