Teen in Sophia accident succumbs

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Teen in Sophia accident succumbs

first_imgA Sophia teen, who was hospitalised after his motorcycle collided with a minibus in “B” Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown on Saturday last, succumbed on Wednesday at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).Dead is 19-year-old Travis Brown. He reportedly sustained head injuries and other bodily injuries.Guyana Times previously reported that Brown was allegedly speeding on the day of the accident and was proceeding along the Sophia main access road when the accident occurred.While heading in a northern direction, the teen reportedly collided with the front of minibus BXX 6056. As a result of the impact, Brown lost control of his cycle and slammed into a nearby utility pole.He was picked up by public-spirited persons in an unconscious state and quickly rushed to the hospital, where he was admitted as a patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). After spending a few days, he never regained consciousness and would have succumbed while receiving medical attention.A passenger of the minibus was also injured but was treated at GPHC and later sent away.The driver of the minibus is expected to be charged shortly since a breathalyser test conducted showed traces of alcohol in his system. A Post-Mortem is expected to be conducted on the teen’s remains shortly.last_img read more

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