WBD man killed in a Soesdyke / Linden Highway accident

Dying: Dayle Jordan

The West Coast Demerara motorcyclist was killed in a crash on the Soesdyke / Linden Highway late Friday night.

Deceased is Dayle Jordan, 36, an employee of Massy Stores and living in La Retraite, WBD. The accident happened around 23:30h on the Yarrowkabra Public Road, Soesdkye / Linden Highway.

Police said a motorist driven by a 51-year-old resident of Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice was heading north along the west side of the Highway when a Jordan-driven motorcycle along with a million riders were allegedly overtaking a car and he ended up in the path of the truck causing a collision.

The motorcyclist along with the pillion rider, identified as 29-year-old fiancé Shavon Salmon also from La Retraite, was taken to Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) where Jordan was pronounced dead on arrival. Salmon was received as a patient.

The driver of the truck was inhaled and found to exceed the legal limit for alcohol consumption by .77% and .70% micrograms.

He is in custody assisting with the investigation.

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