Road accident victim semi-conscious
Imran Baksh, a Corentyne accident victim has been in the High-Dependency-Unit (HDU) at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for almost five days, nursing a broken hip, ribs and abrasions, while his assailant is on the run.
Baksh, 18, of Lot 19, No. 78 village, Corentyne was hit by a Canter truck while riding his bicycle on the village main road.
According to his brother, he (Imran) was returning home from a restaurant when the accident occurred, about 10:00 hrs last Wednesday.
The brother said that Baksh was at the time crossing the road from behind a parked truck, when a speeding Canter came from behind and struck him.
Kaieteur News understands that the 18-year-old boy was dragged under the speeding vehicle.
Yesterday, the lad was semi-conscious.