Tuschen child dies after accident

A student of the Tuschen Nursery succumbed at the West Demerara Regional Hospital yesterday afternoon, hours after he was struck down by a car on the Tuschen Housing Scheme Main Road.

The deceased, Ramkarran Mohan, four-years-old of 1008, Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) had accompanied his elder brother to the shop to purchase a ball to play cricket. They were returning home when the accident occurred.

According to his grandmother, Bibi Khan, at around 11.30 yesterday morning, Mohan and his brother were returning home from the shop in the company of an uncle, when the car drove by and came into contact with Mohan.

Dead: Ramkarran Mohan

“My son had hold on to his hands, they were coming back from the shop right next to us, but the car come and hooked him out and he fell and the car drive over he and stopped a good distance away,” the grieving grandmother said to Stabroek News.

The crowd which gathered at the mortuary after relatives were allowed to view the body.

According to the grandmother, the driver after realizing she had struck down the boy returned, picked him up and immediately took him to the Leonora Cottage Hospital for emergency medical attention.

Mohan, this publication learnt sustained a fractured skull and internal injuries.

The grandmother said the doctors at the hospital worked assiduously to save the child’s life and transferred him to the West Demerara Regional Hospital where he succumbed at 3.15 pm.

At the hospital, the mother and other family members wailed uncontrollably after learning the tragic news.  Relatives at the Hospital Mortuary had to revive the mother on several occasions as she passed out.

Stabroek News was told that the driver who is a taxi operator was taken into police custody subsequent to taking the child to the hospital.

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