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Three killed, several injured in collision on Essequibo Coast

The car that was involved in the accident on the Richmond Village, Essequibo Coast.

The car that was involved in the accident on the Richmond Village, Essequibo Coast.

Three persons were killed and 16 others injured  in a vehicular collision the Essequibo Coast late Friday night.

Other sources have put the death toll as much as five.

Sources said a minibus collided with a car on the Richmond Village Public Road at about 11 PM.. Residents rushed to the mangled vehicles to remove the occupants.

Two male teenagers and one man were killed, while the others were rushed to the Suddie Hospital for emergency treatment. Six of the

Photo from Ewart Caesar's Facebook.

Photo from Ewart Caesar’s Facebook.

injured were air-dashed early Sunday morning to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation for advanced treatment.

Investigations are continuing. Demerara Waves Online News will keep you updated.