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.
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.