A SECURITY guard and a mechanic were killed in an accident on the Chateau Margot Public Road, East of Demerara (ECD) on Friday.
Dead are Lionel Brower, 52, a security guard at Demerara Bank, East Coast Branch and of Lot 100 Bachelor’s Adventure, ECD and Kevin Persaud, 24, a mechanic of Lot Eight, Goedverwagting, ECD.
Brower was riding motorcycle CJ 7915 while Persaud was driving motorcar PEE 3030.
Reports indicate that the motorcycle was proceeding east on the southern side of the road and the car was proceeding in the said direction at a very fast rate when it collided with the rear of the motorcycle.
After the collision, the driver of the car lost control and ended up in a canal on the northern side of the road.
The motorcycle ended up on the southern driveway. The driver of the motor cycle ended up about 100 feet east on the southern side of the road.
Both drivers received injuries about their bodies and were picked up in an unconscious condition and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital by police where they were seen and examined by a doctor on duty and pronounced dead.
The bodies are currently at Georgetown Public Hospital Mortuary awaiting autopsy as investigations continue.