The alcohol level the driver who was involved in a fatal accident this morning on the Strasprey Public Road, East Coast Demerara , was found to be exceedingly above the legal limit.
Initial investigation revealed that about 04:45h. motor car PPP 6666 driven by a 29 year old resident of Georgetown, was proceeding east along the northern lane of the said road at a fast rate, when he lost control and collided with a lamp pole.
The occupants of the motor car was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital for medical treatment.
Allen Batson age 36, of Georgetown was admitted, to the hospital while Mark Arjune age 19, of Strasprey ECD, was pronounced dead on arrival. The body is at Lyken Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination.
The driver is in custody assisting with investigation.