East Canje man dies after slamming into pole in NA

The accident scene

An East Canje, Berbice man last night died tragically after he slammed into a utility pole just outside of Oldendorff on the Esplanade Road in New Amsterdam.

Andy Gajadhar, 23, who was employed at Banks DIH Limited’s, New Amsterdam branch was returning home in his car, PTT 7593, when he  lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a  utility pole sometime around 9.30 pm.

Gajadhar’s body was removed from the car sometime around 10.30 pm after firefighters cut open the vehicle in order to gain access.

Andy Gajadhar

An ambulance and several doctors attached to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital were also present at the scene to offer assistance. However, the man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed from the vehicle and taken to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital mortuary via a pickup. Gajadhar would have celebrated his 24th birthday on Friday.

Onlookers gathered

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