WBD man dies following collision along DHB

One of the bikes that was involved in the accident

A motorcyclist became the latest road fatality on Tuesday following a collision on the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB). Dead is 52-year-old Shazam Khan of Westminster, West Bank Demerara (WBD).
Police investigation revealed that the accident involved two motorcycles – one bearing licence plate number CL 639, operated by Quaison Tasher, a 26-year-old from Independence Boulevard, Georgetown, and motorcycle CL 2370, ridden by the now dead man.
According to reports, Khan was riding behind motorcycle CL 639 at a fast rate of speed during the ‘double lane’ period.
However, the front wheel of Khan’s motorcycle collided with the right-side rear of the other motorcycle, thus resulting in Khan losing control.
As a result, he collided with the bridge rail and subsequently fell onto the bridge surface where he sustained severe injuries.
He was picked up and taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital where he was treated and referred to the Georgetown Public Hospital. He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit with head and body injuries.
Khan’s condition deteriorated and as such, he later succumbed to his injuries. Khan’s body is at the GPHC’s Mortuary, awaiting a post-mortem.
Meanwhile, the other motorcyclist was arrested and is assisting with the investigations.