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Biker dies on WCD road; woman critical

A 20-year-old cyclist was this morning (September 10) killed and the pillion rider critically injured during an accident on the Meten -Meer-Zorg Public Road, West Coast Demerara.

Police identified the victim as Kevin Richard, of 73 Halley Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown.

Meanwhile, the pillion rider has been identified as Verna Wells. She remains hospitalized.

Investigations revealed that the couple was proceeding east along the northern carriageway of the road when their motorcycle collided with a Fork Lift which was parked on the edge of the road.

Public spirited citizens rushed the victims who were both unconscious, to the nearby Leonora Cottage Hospital where they were treated and transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital.

The driver later succumbed.

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