Last Updated on Sunday, 10 December 2017, 16:48 by Denis Chabrol
Police said a speeding motor cyclist was killed early Sunday morning when he allegedly slammed into a car.
Dead is 28-year old Gavin Crandon of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the New Amsterdam Hospital.
The pillion rider, 15-year old Hubert Williamson, was treated and transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Investigators said at about 1:20 Sunday morning, motorcar PSS 1890 driven by a policeman Stationed at Fort Wellington Police Station, was proceeding north along the western carriageway on Main Road,New Amsterdam.
The vehicle stopped on the center of the road to negotiate a right turn into Lad’s Lane ,when motorcycle CJ 735 which was proceeding in the opposite direction ,allegedly at a fast rate, collided with the front of the car.
“The policeman is in custody assisting with the investigation; he was tested for alcohol and found negative,” thr Guyana Police Force said.
The vehicle involved in the accident is owned by the Constable.