Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 06:20hrs this morning at Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara that led to the death 47 year old Garfield McPherson a security guard attached to Federal Management System.
Police reports indicate that motor car PRR 6380, driven by a 28 year old, of Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara, was proceeding north on the Land of Canaan Public Road, when he allegedly swerved to avoid colliding with another vehicle, which was travelling in the opposite direction. The driver subsequently lost control and drove into a trench.
The driver and the two occupants were taken to Diamond Diagnostic Center, where Mc Pherson was pronounced on arrival and the others are currently receiving medical attention.
The body is awaiting post-mortem examination.