POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE
March 17, 2008
The police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred about 2345h. last night on the No. 75 Village Public Road , Corentyne, which resulted in the death of Deryck Ross, 25 years of No. 64 Village, Corentyne. Investigations so far revealed that Deryck Ross was the pillion rider on a motor cycle proceeding along the public road when the rider lost control of the motor cycle and crashed into a pole along the roadway.
Ross was taken to the Skeldon Hospital where he was pronounced DOA while the rider was treated and sent away. He is in police custody assisting with the investigations. Sixteen (16) persons have lost their lives in fatal accidents for this year, compared to thirty nine (39) for the same period last year.