DJ killed after car slams into concrete fence at La Jalousie

first_imgA 21-year-old Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) entertainer was in the wee hours of Thursday killed while two others were injured when the motor car in which they were travelling crashed into a fence at La Jalousie, West Coast Demerara (WCD).Dead: Vickram RamrajDead is Vickram “Andy” Ramraj of Lot 85 Tuschen Old Road, while 31-year-old Nafeeza Abrahim of Parika, EBE and the driver of the motor car are nursing injuries at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH).The accident reportedly occurred sometime around 01:00h while the trio was heading towards Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara (WCD) from Tuschen.According to reports, Ramraj and Abrahim were both passengers in the back seat of the taxi bearing registration number PSS 9367, driven by a 23-year-old man of Tuschen Housing Scheme.Based on reports received, the driver, who was found to be above the legal limit of alcohol consumption, was speeding along the roadway when he lost control of the motor car thus causing the vehicle to veer off the road and collide with a concrete fence. The motor car was reportedly damaged beyond repair.Public-spirited persons who rushed to the scene pulled the three unconscious occupants from the mangled car and rushed them to the WDRH.The mangled car following the accidentHowever, Ramraj was treated and later transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries.When contacted, Ramraj’s only sibling, Trishana Ramraj, revealed that after receiving news of the accident, her family rushed to the scene and later to the hospital.According to the grieving young woman, before seeing her brother, the family attempted to speak with the taxi driver, who had regained consciousness at the time.The man, who she said had visible injuries to his arm and head, was, however, unable to give any information as he was still in a state of shock.The younger Ramraj also revealed that Abrahim, who is not known to her family, suffered serious injuries to her feet.The fence that was damaged by the speeding car“The car smash up…when we saw it and when we reach the hospital, the Police was trying to talk to the driver, but he wasn’t cooperating because like he was still out of it,” the young woman related.Ramraj, who was described as a loving and joyful person, leaves to mourn his sister, parents, other relatives, and friends.The driver of the motor car is expected to be taken into Police custody to assist with the investigation.last_img read more