NIS worker charged over death of biker in Albouystown collision

Ronaldo Jaundoo

A National Insurance Scheme (NIS) employee was yesterday charged with causing the death of biker Ronaldo Jaundoo, following a collision at James and Barr streets, Albouystown, last week.

Dwayne Gonsalves, 47, was brought before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to answer to the charge of causing death by dangerous driving.

Dwayne Gonsalves

Gonsalves, who was driving an NIS pick-up, GVV 8249, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The police’s case is that Gonsalves failed to stop at a stop sign, proceeded and then collided with Jaundoo on November 2.

Jaundoo, who suffered injuries to his head and parts of his body, was taken to Georgetown Public Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The Chief Magistrate granted Gonsalves his release on $600,000 bail, with the conditions that he lodge his passport at the court and that his licence would be suspended.

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