1 dead, 3 critical in Essequibo River boat mishap

first_imgOne person is now dead and three others are in a critical condition following a boat mishap in the Essequibo River on Monday evening.Reports are at about 19:00h two boats that were travelling on the Essequibo River collided head-on.According to information reaching this newspaper, one of the boats was heading in the direction of Buck Hall, Essequibo River, while the other in the opposite direction.Following the collision, the four passengers, who were severely injured, were picked up and rushed to the Leonora Cottage Hospital where an unidentified female was pronounced dead on arrival. Another was transferred to the West Demerara Regional Hospital as a result of the extent of her injuries while two others remain at the Leonora Cottage Hospital. This publication was told that a search party has since been dispatched to look for others who are still missing. (Leah Hernandez)last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *