Truck, Car collide outside Police Station
Yesterday morning, around 09:30 hrs, an accident involving a Canter truck and a Toyota Allion motor car occurred at the junction of Fourth and Albert Streets, with the two vehicles ending up outside the Alberttown Police Station.
The accident, though not fatal, left the drivers of both vehicles hospitalized. Luckily, neither of the vehicles had passengers.
Safraz Allicock 24, of 41 Samaroo Dam, who was driving the car, was taken to the Georgetown Hospital while the truck driver Jagmohan Deonarine was taken to Davis Memorial Hospital.
Reports are that both drivers are in stable condition.
Kaieteur News has learnt that the car, HC 170, was being driven north along Albert Street while the Canter, GKK 4120, was making its way out of Lance Gibbs Street, Queenstown, across to Fourth Street Alberttown.
Persons on the scene said that the truck driver had the right of way, which they say was confirmed by street markings. “De car push de canter and both a dem end up in de trench,” an eyewitness recounted.
The truck ended up on its side in a nearby trench while the car crashed into the Alberttown Police Station fence.