2 in hospital following collision in Berbice – Guyana Times
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A motorcyclist and his millionaire rider are now patients at New Amsterdam Hospital after a collision with a car along Corentyne Road, Berbice. Injured are Shurlon Luke, 21, and Molika Gittens, 18, both of Manchester Village, Corentyne, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). The crash happened around 14:45h on Saturday. According to Police, the driver of the car said he was proceeding eastbound along Liverpool Public Road, Corentyne, when, on approaching his home, he allegedly placed his right-hand indicator and stopped. While in the process of turning south, to his residence, Luke, approaching from behind, collided with the right hand side of his vehicle As a result of the collision, Luke lost control of his motorcycle and ended up in a ditch located on the south side of the public road along with his one million riders. Luke and Gittens were picked up in an unconscious state by public-spirited residents and transported to Port Mourant Public Hospital where they were treated for their injuries. They were subsequently transferred to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital for further medical attention. Their conditions are considered serious. According to Police, the driver of the car was taken into custody and subjected to a breathing test. He had no traces of alcohol, Police said. The driver remains in custody and assists investigations.