Georgetown businessman and sports enthusiast Colin Ming passed away on Friday after sustaining several serious injuries in an accident with an ambulance.
The accident occurred on Thursday at the intersection of Thomas Road and the JB Singh Road near the GDF headquarters.
Ming was the CEO and a Director of Mings Mines Products and Services and the younger brother of well-known businessman Stanley Ming.
He suffered injuries to his collar bone, chest and hip in the accident.
According to a Police report, the driver of the ambulance has claimed that he was proceeding north along Irving Street with his siren and horns on when the accident occurred.
The driver told investigators that as he was crossing the intersection of JB Singh and Thomas Roads, the motorcycle being operated by Ming, which was proceeding west on JB Singh Road collided to the rear right side portion of the ambulance. The ambulance was transporting a COVID patient at the time.
Ming fell onto the roadway and received injuries to his body. The Police said he was picked up in a conscious condition and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital BY Emergency Medical Services.
The driver of the ambulance was taken into custody where a breathalyzer test was administered but found no traces of alcohol.
Ming was first listed in a stable condition, but his diagnosis worsened on Thursday night and he succumbed to the injuries on Friday morning.
The businessman was a lover of sports and served on a number of sporting bodies over the years. He was well known in the car racing, squash and golf arenas and was also a lover of motorcycles.