Guyana: Ambulance Driver In Custody After Fatal Accident

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An ambulance driver is in custody after an accident yesterday afternoon resulted in the death of businessman, Colin Ming today.

The police today said that on 1st April 2021 at about 2.15 pm on JB Singh  Road and Thomas Lands, Georgetown  an accident occurred involving minibus (Ministry of Health ambulance) # PVV 7693 and motorcycle # CE 614 ridden by Ming MMR of Mings Products and Services.

The police say that the ambulance driver alleges that he was proceeding north along Irving Street at about 45kmph  and had on the siren while sounding his horn and as he was crossing the intersection of JB Singh and Thomas Road, the motorcycle which was proceeding on JB Singh Road collided with the rear  right side portion of the ambulance.

As a result of the collision the motorcyclist fell onto the roadway and suffered injuries about his body.

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He was picked up in a conscious condition by Emergency Medical Technicians  and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he is currently admitted a patient in a stable condition.

He died today of multiple injuries.

Both vehicles were damaged. A breathalyzer test was conducted on the driver of #PVV 7695 but no trace of alcohol was found on his breath.

Notice of intended prosecution has been prepared and served, the police said. The ambulance driver remains in custody.

Ming was well known in squash, golfing and racing circles. He also played a key role at the Georgetown Club.

 

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