Amerindian Affairs Ministry employee, woman injured after vehicle overturns along Rockstone Trail

An employee attached to the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs is now in a critical state while a woman is nursing injuries to her body after the vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle along the Rockstone Trail in Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice).

The Ministry’s employee has been identified as 56-year-old Alwyn John and other is 32-year-old Olinda Solomon, a businesswoman of Mahdia in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni).

John is said to be in an unconscious state after he sustained severe injuries to his head and body. Solomon received injuries to her left hand and body.

The damaged vehicle

According to reports received, John has been transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital, while Solomon is being treated at the Linden Hospital Complex.

Based on information gathered, John was driving a motor pick-up on the Rockstone Trail when he lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a turn. As a result, the vehicle toppled several times before coming to a halt.

John was unconsciousness, but Solomon was conscious when they were pulled from the wreckage. They were both rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex, where they were both admitted. However, due to the severity of John’s condition, he was transferred to the GPHC to receive further medical attention.

Investigations into the accident are underway.