Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred at about 01:30hrs this morning on the Unity Public Road, East Coast Demerara, which resulted in the death of a six-month-old baby girl.

The accident involved a motorcar PVV 2649, driven by Davin Butts, a 31-year-old of Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara, and motorcar PNN 8403, driven by Ackeem Jerricks of Sparendaam Housing Scheme, ECD. Two occupants were with Ackeem Jerricks in the vehicle at the time: 27-year-old Dequan Khan and the baby, Devine Khan, both of Lot 61 West Road Sparendaam.

Enquiries disclosed that the two cars collided. The driver of PVV 2649 said that he fell asleep and lost control of his vehicle.

Both drivers and occupants were taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where six-month-old Devine Khan was pronounced dead on arrival while Davin Butts, who received injuries to his head, Ackeem Jerricks, who received injuries to his right leg, and Dequan Khan, who received injuries about his body are presently being treated at the said institution. Both vehicles were lodged to be examined as investigations continue.


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