A 16-year-old is now dead after the vehicle he was travelling in reportedly collided with a truck at 58 Miles, Mabura Road yesterday morning.
Dead is Clay Docton Skybar, who was a resident of Mahdia.
Following the accident, he was rushed to the Linden Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The accident is reported to have occurred around 11.35 am yesterday.
The drivers of the two vehicles involved have been arrested.
While there were few details available up to late yesterday afternoon about the circumstances that led to the accident, Stabroek News understands that Skybar was among three passengers who were seated in a pick-up, GTT 2531, when the collision with the truck occurred.
At the time of the accident, the vehicles were said to be negotiating a turn.
Skybar and the other occupants of the pick-up were said to have been heading to Mahdia.