Diamond resident dies after crashing into parked truck

first_imgA speeding East Bank Demerara (EBD) man died late Tuesday night after the car he was driving crashed into a parked truck on the Yarrowkabra Public Road, Soesdyke/Linden Highway.Dead is 24-year-old Ryan Wilson of Lot 982-11th Avenue, Great Diamond, EBD.According to reports, the accident occurred at about 23:00h. Reports are Wilson was driving motorcar PWW 1114 and was proceeding east along the highway, allegedly at a fast rate of speed, when his vehicle collided with the right-side front of motor lorry GPP 2777 with trailer TTT 1610, which was stationary along the eastern side of the road, facing north. At the time, a bulldozer was loaded onto theDead: Ryan Wilsontrailer of the lorry.Wilson was taken out of his mangled vehicle by the owners of the lorry, and rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre in an unconscious state. The 24-year-old was pronounced dead on arrival at the medical facility. His body is presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination, which is expected to be conducted on Friday.Guyana Times understands that Wilson was heading to his family’s sawmill business at Long Creek on the highway when the accident occurred. His father, Nazir Mohamed, told this publication that the young man had left home shortly after 20:00h, and went to the barber before leaving for the family business.The man related that they learnt of the accident sometime after 23:00h, when one of the “truck boys” called a friend, who then informed the family.“When the boy called, he only say that the car get accident, and didn’t say anything else,” the man recalled. He said they then went, and confirmed their worst fears.Meanwhile, the lorry’s 40-year-old driver of Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke/Linden Highway, who was reportedly standing outside of the vehicle at the time of the accident, is in custody assisting with the investigation.last_img

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