Two dead in collision at Corentyne

Last Updated on Sunday, 3 January 2021, 9:25 by Denis Chabrol

Two persons have died in a head-on collision on the Skeldon Line Path Public Road, Corentyne.

They are 26-year old Thurman Megnat and 36-year old Nimrod Persaud, both of Line Path.

At the time of the accident 6:30 PM Saturday, Megnat was the driver of one of the cars and Persaud was the occupant.

The driver of the other car, businessman, 38-year old Sheik Mahmood of Number 76 Village, Corentyne has been hospitalised.

Mr. Mahmood told police that the other car suddenly swerved into his lane and collided head on.

As a result of the collision both drivers and the occupant received injuries about their bodies, they were all taken to the Skeldon Public Hospital.

Police say Mr. Mahmood is hospitalised in a stable condition.

A Breathalyzer test was conducted on him but there were no traces of alcohol.