Motorcyclist’s leg amputated following accident in Sophia


Damion Benjamin, 22, who was driving motorcycle CJ 8957 had his right leg amputated after he failed to stop at the intersection at ‘C’ Field Sophia Access Road, Greater Georgetown, and Health Centre Access Road, Sophia, and slammed into a minibus. The accident happened around 08:30 h. 

Ryan Singh, 28, of 166 ‘C’ Field Sophia was driving the bus.

They Break News understands that the motorcycle was proceeding west along Health Centre Access Road and whilst approaching the intersection at ‘C’ Field Access Road, Sophia, the driver failed to stop and drove into the path of the minibus which was proceeding along the eastern side of the said road.

As a result of the collision, the front centre portion of the minibus collided with the motorcycle. Both vehicles were damaged. Benjamin fell onto the road and received injuries to his right leg. 

He was picked up by public-spirited citizens in a conscious condition and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was examined and treated for a crushed right leg which was amputated. 

A notice of intended prosecution was served on Singh; a breathalyzer test conducted on him found no trace of alcohol in his breath.  Further investigations are ongoing.


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