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A man was killed on Wednesday morning after the motorcar he was driving ran overboard into a nearby trench along the Ruby Access Road, East Bank Essequibo (EBE).
Dead is 45-year-old Ravindra Ali of Ruby Backdam, EBE.
According to the Police, the accident occurred at some time around 08:10h. Reports are that Ali was driving motorcar PHH 7065 south along the eastern side of the Ruby Access Road, reportedly at a fast rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle. As a result, the car turned turtle and ended up in a trench situated on the eastern side of the access road.
When the vehicle was taken out of the trench, Ali was found in the back seat of the vehicle in an unconscious condition. He was taken out of the vehicle and escorted to the Leonora Cottage Hospital, where he was examined by a doctor who pronounced him dead on arrival. His body is at the Ezekiel Funeral Home, where it has been stored to await a Post Mortem Examination (PME).
According to the Police, several persons were questioned at the scene and in the area, but no useful information has been received. Nevertheless, investigations are ongoing. (G8)