Speeding driver crashes jeep into utility pole

A driver is now hospitalised, nursing injuries he sustained about his body after he lost control of his vehicle and it crashed into a utility pole at New Road, Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara (WCD).
Reports are that the accident occurred at about 20:45h on Tuesday, and involved motor jeep PSS 9800 driven by Eusi Austin, 43, of Old Road, Stewartville.
Based on reports received, the motor jeep was proceeding east along the northern side of New Road, Vreed-en-Hoop at a fast rate of speed when Austin lost control of the vehicle and it crashed into a utility pole. The impact caused the vehicle to flip into the fence of Sundar Singh’s Hardware Store, located on the southern side of the same road.
As a result of the collision, Austin received injuries about his body. He was taken out of the vehicle in a conscious state by public-spirited citizens, and was taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital.
A notice of intended prosecution was later served on him. (G9)