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Late night accident leaves a minibus conductor dead and several others injured

minibus accidentEyewitnesses are reporting that the mini-bus toppled a couple of times before coming to a stop. They say the dead man who was said to be the conductor was pinned underneath the vehicle.

He has been identified as Gavin Daly.

The accident occurred at the corners of Brickdam and Brummel place last night and involved a route 48 mini-bus and a motor car. Several persons had to be pulled from the vehicle and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital. At the hospital some were treated for lacerations about the body.

The driver of the minibus told this newscast that he was heading east along Brickdam when according to him the driver of the car jumped the major road. Eyewitnesses are saying that the mini-bus was speeding. At the time the traffic lights were not operational.

The driver of the mini-bus was taken into Police custody. For a while now the Guyana Police Force’s traffic department and concerned civil society groups have been calling on road users to be more cautious and exercise consideration on the roads.

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