Cop dies after his motorcycle collides with truck

Dead: Lance Corporal,
Devaraj Dhanndreaw

A policeman has lost his life after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a truck along the Blankenburg, West Coast Demerara public road.
Dead is Lance Corporal, Devaraj Dhanndreaw, who was stationed at the La Grange Police Station.
According to police, the accident occurred at about 09:25h on Saturday morning.
Reports are that motor lorry, GAE 8523, owned by Pooran Brothers Inc, was proceeding west along the southern side of the road when the driver put on his indicator to turn right to Newland Lumber Yard. In do doing the 41-year-old policeman, who was on motorcycle, CL 6178, proceeding west collided with the left side rear portion of the lorry.
As a result of the collision, the cop of Lot 1 Anna Catherina New Housing Scheme, WCD, fell onto the roadway and received injuries on his body. The injured officer was picked up in an unconscious state and rushed to the Leonora Cottage Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
His body was taken to Ezekiel’s funeral home, awaiting a post-mortem examination. A notice of intended prosecution was served on the 35-year-old lorry driver, who is a resident of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo. He remains in custody.
Speaking with this publication on Saturday one of Dhanndreaw’s sisters said that her brother was a father of two and was on his way home when the accident occurred.
She related that his wife and two children are taking his sudden death “very hard”.
“Well, she [his wife] getting blackout every now and then. They recently moved into their home which is not fully completed yet. It’s really hard. We only lost our father in 2016, and he’s the only son in our family,” the sister said.
The woman said her brother left his home without telling his family where he was going. However, she said it seemed as though he went to buy groceries for his wife to cook.
“He had fish and so which I collected from the police station, when I went there, so maybe he went and buy stuff,” she said. (G9)