A 30-year-old woman was killed last night while her husband and three children were injured in an accident at Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara (WBD).

The deceased has been identified as Angella Barry of Lot 5 Canal Number One Polder. She died while receiving treatment at the West Demerara Regional Hospital.

Barry’s husband, Jusley Brisport, and her children, Nefetari Orias and Akeria, received injuries and were treated at the hospital.

The Guyana Standard has been informed that the woman and her family were walking on the road when they were all struck down by a truck.

Barry received the most injuries because she was walking on the outside, closer to the public road.

According to information received, the truck overtook a car and while trying to get in front of the vehicle, struck down the family.

The victims were all taken to the hospital where the woman eventually died. The elder child is five-years-old.

The truck driver is in police custody. He was tested and found to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.


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