DEVON Deen, 23, of Fyrish Village, Corentyne, Berbice, succumbed early yesterday morning after he was struck off his motorcycle in a head-on collision with a minibus on the Albion Public Road on Monday night.
According to the Police, at around 23:50 hrs on Monday at Albion, Deen collided with a minibus he was reportedly attempting to overtake.
He was taken to the Port Mourant Hospital and later transferred to the New Amsterdam Hospital; but given the seriousness of his injuries, he was transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital on Monday night. He died there at around 08:30hrs yesterday.
The driver of the minibus is in police custody assisting with the investigation.
Meanwhile, police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at around 18:45 hrs on Sunday on the No.1 Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice, which resulted in the death of pedal cyclist Shanti Delana, 55, of No. 55 Village, also on the Corentyne.
Investigations have revealed that the driver of motor car HC 5768 was travelling along the roadway when he collided with the pedal cyclist, who is said to have swerved into the path of the motor vehicle.
As a result, Shanti Delana received injuries and was taken to the Skeldon Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The driver is in police custody assisting with the investigation.