Three persons were killed in a smash-up this afternoon at Le Resouvenir on the East Coast of Demerara.
According to the Police, the accident occurred at around 5:55 this evening and involved a Toyota motorcar and a canter truck.
The bodies of two of those who died were pinned in the car while the third body was pitched onto the roadway.
There are reports that the car suffered a blow-out of one of its tyres and flipped several times along the roadway, ending up in the path of the truck.
A number of persons were also injured and are hospitalized this evening.