Yarrowkabra man dies in East Bank accident

The police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 4:25 this morning on the Land of Canaan Public Road, EBD, involving motor car HC 8204 driven by a 33 year-old, Forshaw Street, Queenstown, Georgetown resident and motor car PGG 8696 driven by Feroze Khan, 50 years, of Yarrowkabara, Soesdyke/Linden Highway. Khan died in the accident.

Enquiries disclosed from the driver of motor car HC 8204 that he was proceeding north along the western carriageway when motor car PGG 8696 which was proceeding  in the opposite direction suddenly made a U-Turn into the his path and collided.

As a result of the impact, the driver of PGG 8696 was taken out of his vehicle in an unconscious state and rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival, police said. The body is presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination. A breathalyzer test was administered to the driver of HC 8204 and no trace of alcohol was detected in his breath. He is in custody and is assisting with the investigation.

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