Berbice man hospitalised after losing control of motorcycle

A 26-year-old man of Number 73 Village, Corentyne, is now hospitalised after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided into a hire car on the Springlands Public Road, Berbice.
The accident occurred on Friday at about 22:05h. The car, driven by a 33-year-old driver of Number 79 Village, Corriverton, Corentyne, Berbice, was proceeding south along the eastern lane when the driver alleged that he put on his left indicator and was in the process of stopping his vehicle to pick up a passenger on the eastern footpath. The driver said that the motorcyclist was proceeding at the rear of the hire car at a fast rate of speed and was in the process of overtaking when he lost control and collided into the rear right portion of the car.
As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist fell onto the road’s surface where he received injuries about his body. He was picked up by public-spirited persons and taken to Skeldon Public Hospital where he was admitted a patient in the Accident and Emergency unit suffering from head injuries and bruises about his body.
Meanwhile, the 33-year-old driver was arrested and placed into Police custody and both the car and motorcycle were lodged as the investigation continues. (G9)