Teen dies in WCB accident

A West Coast Berbice teenager is now dead after she reportedly exited a minibus and ran into the path of a car.
Dead is 14-year-old Renesha Small, a student of Belladrum Secondary School and of Paradise Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB), Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice).

Dead: Renesha Small

The incident occurred along the Number 41 Village Public Road, WCB.
According to the police, at about 14:00h on Sunday, Small exited a minibus at Number 41 Village, which was on the southern side of the public road and ran into the path of motorcar, HD 4290.
The car was being driven by a 45-year-old man of New Savannah Park Housing, New Amsterdam Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).
As a result of the collision, the teen fell onto the road surface. She was picked up in an unconscious state by a public-spirited citizen and taken to the Fort Wellington Public Hospital where she died while receiving medical attention.
Police said a breathalyzer test was conducted on the car driver and three micrograms of alcohol were found on his breath. He is in custody as investigation continues. (G4)