Teen dies days after bike exploded in Essequibo accident

Dead teen Shane Lall

Seventeen-year-old Shane Lall of Cullen Village, Essequibo Coast, who sustained severe burns on his body following an accident along the Perseverance Public Road in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), has died.
The teen took his last breath at the Georgetown Public Hospital, where he was being treated for first-degree burns.
It was reported that on Wednesday at about 09:30h, the young man was driving a motorcycle on the western driving lane of the public road at Perseverance, proceeding north at a fast rate when he lost control of the motorcycle and it crashed into a motorcar and burst into flames.

The scene of the accident

The injured teen was rushed to the Suddie Public Hospital after the accident, but because of the extent of his injuries, he was transferred to the ICU at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
One relative had stated, “He went going home with speed, and he couldn’t control the bike and he run into the car in front he. They give him a 50/50 chance to survive.”