Two die in Bee Hive accident

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Satyanand Harripersaud

The road fatality figures increased by two last evening following an accident on the Bee Hive Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

According to the police , the two persons who died as a result of a collision between two cars are  Satyanand Harripersaud, 27  and passenger Varsha Khemraj, 19, both of 97 Cane Grove, ECD

Police said that around 22:15hrs on Sunday , motor car PSS 9153 owned and driven by Harripersaud, collided with another motor car bearing registration PTT 5270 at Bee Hive. The latter was driven by a 24-year-old resident of Atlantic Gardens, ECD.

Harripersaud was proceeding east along northern carriageway while motor car PTT 5270 was proceeding in the opposite direction. The driver of PTT 5270 alleged that the other vehicle suddenly swerved into his path and collided with the front right side of his vehicle after which it careened north into a canal.
Harripersaud and Khemraj were removed from the vehicle in an unconscious state and were taken to the Mahaicony Cottage Hospital where they were  pronounced dead on arrival.

The driver of PTT 5270 who was unhurt, is in custody assisting with the investigation . Police said a breathalyzer test was conducted and no alcohol detected in his breath.

The bodies are at presently at Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting post-mortem examinations.