Vacationing Guyanese dies after crashing into WBD culvert
An overseas-based Guyanese, who was on vacation in Guyana, crashed and died on Sunday evening after the car he was driving collided into culvert at Versailles Public Road, West Bank Demerara.
Dead is Krishnadat Lochan, 32, who lived in the United States but was vacationing at Good Fortuin, West Bank Demerara (WBD). Reports are that the accident occurred at about 22:30h on Sunday evening as Lochan was driving motor car PVV 2319, with two male passengers.
According to Police, Lochan was heading south along the Versailles Public Road when he lost control of the car, which was moving at a high speed and collided with a culvert located on the western side of the road. The car then overturned and fell into a nearby trench.
Public-persons, who witnessed the accident, immediately rushed to the scene and pulled Lochan and the two passengers out of the submerged vehicle.
Lochan was unconscious with visible injuries and was transported to the West Demerara Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The news of the tragic accident has left the family and friends of Lochan in shock and disbelief as many have taken to social media to express their condolences and share their memories of him. Lochan had been living overseas for some time but recently returned to Guyana to spend time with his family here.
His body was taken to the Ezekiel Funeral Parlour. Police have since launched an investigation.