October 1, 2023



One killed in Linden Soesdyke Highway smash up

The motor pick-up that was involved in the accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Saturday evening , about 20:00 hours on Dora Public Road, Soesdyke/Linden Highway, involving a motor lorry driven by a 34 year-old male of Yarrowkabra Village, Soesdyke/Linden Highway which crashed into a stationary motor pick-up #GRR 4627, resulting in the death of Murvey Andrew Madhoo, age 60 years of Independence Boulevard La Penitance, Georgetown.

Enquiries disclosed that motor pick-up 4627 was stationary on the western side of the said road transferring goods to another pick-up when the motor lorry which was proceeding north along the road at a fast rate of speed, lost control and the right side front of the lorry collided with the right side front of the pick-up which then collided with Murvey Andrew Madhoo and Sherwin Rhodius both of whom were standing between the two motor pick-ups.

As a result of the collision the two men received serious injuries about their bodies. They were then picked up by public spirited citizens; with Murvey Andrew Madhoo being taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival by a doctor. Sherwin Rhodius was taken to the Linden Public Hospital where he was examined by a doctor and admitted as a patient – his condition is regarded as critical.

Investigations are ongoing