Teen died from fractured skull, spine – PME

Linden fatal accident

A post-mortem examination conducted on the body of 15-year-old Lindener, Derick Rambharrat, who died days after being struck down by a car on Wednesday has indicated that he died from a fractured skull and spine sustained in the accident. The examination was conducted at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) by pathologist Dr Nehaul Singh on Monday.

Dead: 15-year-old
Derick Rambharrat

Prior to his death, the teen was on life support at the GPHC, however, he succumbed to the injuries at about 14:00h on Saturday. Rambharrat of Speightland, Lower Kara Kara, was a Fourth Form student of the Linden Foundation Secondary School. Reports are the teen was struck at about 11:40h on the Amelia’s Ward access road, Mackenzie, Linden. Enquiries disclosed that the motorcar which was driven by a female teacher at the time, was travelling north along the western side of the access road at a fast rate of speed whilst the teen was proceeding west. Rambharrat is said to have ridden into the path of the motorcar. As a result of the collision, the teen sustained multiple injuries about his body and did not regain consciousness. He was picked up and rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC). Police said the driver of the motorcar tested negative for alcohol in her system. E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) Commander, Linden Lord on Monday indicated that legal advice has been sought in relation to the matter.