Crash victims remain in stable condition


(GERGETOWN, May 05, 2017) – Six students of Dr Rohan Private School, Region 5 (Mahaica/Berbice) were admitted in a stable condition Thursday at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) following a smash-up on the Rising Sun Road.

The students’ injuries ranged from trauma to the head to non-life-threatening injuries to the neck and the lower parts of their bodies.

Dr Balram Doodnauth, Director (ag) of the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Unit of the GPHC assured that all the necessary care and treatment were administered by the hospital’s staff.

The youngest of the injured is only three years old.

According to information from the GPHC, of the GPHC, the sole referral institution in Guyana, and a parent of one of the injured students, the accident occurred when a vehicle slammed into the bus transporting them to school causing it to turn turtle several times.

According to a nurse attached to the A&E at the Mahaicony Hospital, the students were on their way to Dr Rohan Private School when the accident occurred.

Teachers and other students in the vehicle escaped with minor injuries and were treated at the Mahaicony Hospital and sent away.

Police are continuing their investigations.




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