Sons of Region 10 Regional Health Officer die in collission

Last Updated on Saturday, 1 October 2016, 19:47 by Denis Chabrol

The two sons of the Region 10  Regional Health Officer, Jonelle Armstrong were Saturday killed in a road accident.

The accident occurred at Friendship East Bank Demerara.

Mrs. Pansy Armstrong confirmed to Demerara Waves Online News the passing of her two sons, Jonnel and Phillip Armstrong in an accident. Jonnel worked in the domestic aviation industry.

Traffic Chief, Dion Moore confirmed that at about 1:45 PM at Friendship, East Bank Demerara there was a collision between a Rav4 and a truck.

The Armstrongs were heading south and the truck was travelling in the opposite direction.

Any eyewitness said that at the mishap, there was heavy rainfall. He said the drivers were not speeding but the Rav4 bumped in and out of a ‘drop’ by the big Friendship bridge. The Rav4, he said, began wobbling and the driver lost control before crashing into the truck.

The eyewitness said the truck slowed down even further but, perhaps could have stopped or driven further left into the parapet to avoid the collision.