The Guyana Defence Force is mourning the loss of a young soldier who died yesterday, also in a vehicular accident.
24 -year-old, GDF Lance corporal Quee brotherson passed away at the diamond hospital yesterday morning where he was being treated for multiple head and upper body injuries sustained in an early Tuesday morning accident.
The young man who lived in Sophia, was driving back in to work when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle on the rain drenched road and slammed into the back of a parked truck.
Another soldier who was in the vehicle with him, was injured and has since been treated and discharged.
Public spirited citizens were instrumental in getting the injured soldiers to the hospital. Family members of Lance Corporal Brotherson are devastated over his death.
The GDF has offered condolences to his family.