A young driver lost his life late last evening when the car he was driving slammed into a parked truck at Yarrowkabra along the Linden/Soesdyke Highway.
The dead man has been identified as 24-year-old Ryan Wilson of Diamond, East Bank Demerara. The incident occurred around 11pm on Tuesday.
In a statement, the Police Force revealed that enquiries disclosed that the motor car PWW 1114 driven by Ryan Wilson (deceased) was proceeding south along the eastern carriageway of the road, allegedly at a fast rate of speed, when it collided with the right side front of motor lorry GPP 2777 with trailer TTT 1610 which were stationary along the eastern side of the road facing north.
A bulldozer was being loaded onto the trailer of the lorry at the time of accident.
“The driver was taken out of his mangled vehicle by by-standers and rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Center in an unconscious state, and was pronounced dead on arrival. His body is presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination”.
The driver of the truck who was standing outside of his vehicle at the time of the crash, is in custody assisting with the investigations, according to the Police.
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