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Drunk driver dies after losing control of car, ended up in nearby trench

A Rice Farmer died on Thursday after losing control of his car and crashing into a nearby trench at Good Hope, Mahaica Access Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

Dead is 25-year-old Jeuwel Ramlall of Mahaica, ECD. The accident occurred at about 23:30h, and Ramlall was driving motor pickup PNN 6104.

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) said that the driver was consuming alcohol at a shop in Mahaica in the company of a friend and later went into his vehicle and drove off at a fast rate of speed.

Ramlall lost control of the vehicle and ended up in a nearby trench. He was taken out of the vehicle in an unconscious state.

He was placed into another vehicle and conveyed to the Mahaicony Cottage Hospital, where he was seen and examined by a doctor on duty who pronounced him dead on arrival.

The body is lying at the Jerrick's Funeral Home, awaiting a Post Mortem Examination (PME). Investigations are ongoing.


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