Minibus driver arraigned for Ogle fatal accident

first_imgThe driver of the motor vehicle that was involved in the fatal accident on Saturday evening at Ogle Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was slapped with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, and on Tuesday appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court.Umesh Boodram, of Lot 20 Campbellville, Georgetown, stood before MagistrateDead: Rameshwar SinghZamina Ally-Seepaul and was not allowed to plead to the indictable offence.The charge stated that on December 9, 2018 on the Ogle Access Road, ECD, he drove dangerously causing the death of 18-year-old Rameshwar Singh, called “Alvin”, and 20-year-old Jason Harris, both of Cummings Lodge.However, Boodram was granted bail in the sum of $600,000. He was ordered to make his next court appearance on January 16, 2019.The young men were struck down while returning home from a nearby service station.As initially reported, the driver was reportedly proceeding along the roadway when he attempted to make a right turn when the motorcycle that was controlled by Harris collided with his vehicle.The impact reportedly threw Harris and Singh onto the roadway, where they sustained severe injuries.They were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where Singh wasDead: Jason Harrispronounced dead on arrival and Harris was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where he took his last breath on Sunday.A breathalyser test conducted on the driver of the motor pick-up showed no sign of alcohol in his system.last_img read more

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