Driver of motorcar succumbs

first_img…brings death toll to 3Almost one week after that horrific accident occurred at Kuru Kururu, along the Soesdyke/Linden Highway, a third person has succumbed to injuries sustained. This time it is the driver of the motorcar that was involved in the two-vehicle collision.Shennelle Hughes, 31, of Rohan Housing Scheme and Back Half, Diamond, East Bank Demerara, is the third person to have died in the accident. Her daughter, six-year-old Arianna Hughes, was the first to have died. Her death was followed by that of Quinton Odle, 42, of Blankenburg, West Coast Demerara.Ariana died on Monday last, while Odle took his last breath on Thursday. Presently, Prem, Lakeram and Rookmin Persaud of Kaneville, East Bank Demerara; and Jada Enmore, 9, and four-year-old Tyrese Authur, remain patients at the Georgetown Public Hospital.The now dead woman moments after the accident on Sunday lastThe dead persons were occupants of motorcar PMM 548, which collided head-on with minibus BHH 8451. The bus was reportedly heading to Grove, East Bank Demerara while the motorcar was heading to Linden.Initial investigation revealed that Shennelle Hughes had driven the motor car into a pool of water, causing her to lose control of the vehicle, which swerved into the path of the minibus and resulted in the collision.Several persons from both vehicles had sustained injuries, and were rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre, where they were treated. Those with the more serious injuries were transferred to the GPHC.Three of the eight persons transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital have subsequently succumbed.A sister of the dead woman, when contacted, refused to offer a comment.last_img read more