Several persons had to be rushed yesterday at
the Georgetown Public Hospital for treatment after the minibus in
which they were travelling turned turtle.
Reports are that the incident occurred some
time after 14:00 hours as the minibus BLL 9747 was heading toward
Eyewitnesses say that the minibus was
travelling at a very fast rate. Somehow, the driver lost control
and the vehicle flipped over at least twice.
When the minibus came to screeching halt public
spirited citizens ran to the assistance of the injured and rushed
them to the hospital.
Among those injured are the driver of the
minibus Kevin Ward, Natalie Padmore, Utton Kumar, Marcia Major,
Ronda Abrams, Obrien Smith, Huborne Mc Phoy, William Knights,
Bevon Hector, Beverly King, Simone King, Keisha Harding, Lorrain
Dawson, Sharon Ezekiel and 1 year-old Felecia Davis.
Up to press time all of the injured were at the Georgetown
Public Hospital. It is not clear how many of the injured were
admitted to the institution. The minibus has since been taken to
the Beterverwagting Police Station as police continued their
Sunday, February 28, 2010