Teen in Friendship accident is brain dead
Almost two weeks after a road accident 12-year-old Kevin Ramnarine who was struck down by a minibus
is still unconscious. Medical sources have said that ever since the night of the accident he has been showing no brain activity.
Up to press time yesterday the lad who sustained severe head injuries was still non-responsive as he remained a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital Intensive Care Unit.
Further, relatives of the lad have said that to date they are yet to receive word from the police as it relates to charges, if any, for the driver of the minibus which was involved in the accident. The relatives said that their focus will be on young Kevin as they hope for a full and speedy recovery.
On May 1, last, around 17:30 hours Kevin was struck off of his bicycle while running an errand for his mother, Salima Ramnarine, on the Friendship, East Bank Demerara Public Road. . According to initial reports Kevin rode out of the street and into the path of the route 43 minibus which was heading to Georgetown.
Eyewitnesses reported that the lad was tossed up into the air before falling face down on the road. He was rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre but was subsequently transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital.