Corentyne mechanic dies after crashing speeding car into utility pole

Troy Trevor Elias, a 38-year-old mechanic of Cromarty Farm, Corentyne, Berbice, met his demise on Sunday in a vehicle accident along the Corentyne Highway in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).
Mark Anderson, a 34-year-old resident of Mibicuri South, Black Bush Polder, who was travelling with Elias in the front passenger seat of the vehicle, has sustained lacerations to his body in that accident.

Dead: Troy Trevor Elias

Reports are that on Sunday, at about 5:45h, Elias was driving his motor car, PGG 3721, along the Number 36 Village roadway at a fast rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and it
spun several times before colliding with a utility pole.
The men were pulled from the wreckage with injuries about their bodies, and were rushed to the Skeldon Public Hospital at Corriverton, where Elias was pronounced dead while Anderson commenced receiving treatment for lacerations about his body. His condition is regarded as stable.
Darshanie Persaud, Elias’s wife, told Guyana Times that her husband had left home on Saturday afternoon to visit relatives in Black Bush Polder, and was returning home when the accident occurred. She said someone who is acquainted with the family informed her of the accident.
“When we go, we see he inside the car sit down on the seat. I talk to him and he didn’t respond. He mother come and she hold him and then she start to cry,” Persaud related. She said she observed that one of his legs appeared to have been broken, and there were injuries to his stomach.
Elias leaves to mourn his five children, wife and other relatives. Investigations are ongoing into this fatal accident.