Two Die in Guyana Motorcycle Crash


GUYANA — A young CBR motorcyclist and his pillion rider died Saturday night after slamming into the median along the East Bank Four-Lane road at Houston, reports say.

Confirmed dead are Berket King, 24, and pillion rider Mirwava Chase, an immigration officer.

The incident occurred shortly before 10 pm, according to reports.

Berket King on his ill-fated motorcycle

Sunday Stabroek reported that King and Chase were travelling north along the roadway when he is believed to have lost control of his motorcycle along the Houston turn and crashed into a power pole on the median.

The man was killed on the spot, while the woman was pronounced dead at the Georgetown Hospital.