A killer killed after losing control of a bicycle
Kaieteur News – Family members and friends of a welder are struggling to cope after he was tragically killed in an accident last Friday along Foulis Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD).
According to police, Trevis Wickam, 29 of Adventure Bachelor, ECD, was tragically killed, after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a motor van and minibus at around 09:05 hours.
His loved ones said they did not know where he was going at the time of the accident but believed Wickham was traveling to Golden Grove on business.
Wickham had promised to return home later that day, to work on a gate for his friend; however, this was not to be.
Investigators detailed that, while Wickham was riding east along the Foulis Public Road, he was allegedly quick to collide first with a motor van and then into a minibus, which was both going to in the opposite direction (west).
Video seen by this media house showed Wickham first clipping the left front side of the motor van before slamming his head into the bus. The impact flew Wickham on the road causing him to receive multiple injuries to his body and motorcycle repacked and skidded some. distance away.
He was quickly assisted by citizens of a public spirit on the scene. Police were told he was picked up in an unconscious state and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Family members received the tragic news sometime later. Wickham’s aunt, Odessa, said they were informed by someone who saw Wickham and his bike lying along the road.
His parents and sisters still had hope that he was alive and rushed down to be hospitalized. When they finally found him, they were told he didn’t survive.
News of his demise shocked many of his friends who flooded Facebook with posts expressing their shock.
His aunt Odessa told Kaieteur News he was an ambitious businessman with great plans for the future.
He opened his own welding company called Wickham Welding, Fabrication and Construction services. Odessa added that, in the last days of his life, he was working on expanding his company to include a wholesale beverage depot.
Apart from his ambitions, Odessa said that he was a real human being who dedicated himself to a family especially his parents and siblings. He also described himself as organized, kind and someone with a great sense of humor.
“One of the things I will miss about my nephew is those early morning conversations. Every morning before he left the house, he would come in my room to see how I was doing and we would ‘get cafe’, ”he said.
Also struggling to cope with his sudden death is his girlfriend, Ashanti, who said she fell in love with his humble personality and someone she could always rely on to “get her back”.
She also remembered that there is never a dull moment around Wickham.
“He always made me smile and laugh. In fact, he is known for cheerleading anyone around him, ”he said.
Ashanti continued, “Trevis did anything for anyone without complaining. He was an active churchman and Christian. Trevis was never the type to go to parties, drink or smoke. He worked hard every day and maintained a humble personality. ”
He added that as he continues to cope with this tragic reality, he will lose his incredible presence and personality.