The Operations Manager of BK Security was today killed in vehicular accident at Le
Ressouvenir on the East Coast of Demerara. He was identified as Michael Bascom.
Bascom died on the spot after the vehicle he was driving slammed into a utility pole and
toppled. An eyewitness said the vehicle was overtaking another when the accident
Scores of persons rushed to the aid of the man but he was pinned by the vehicle. As the
news of his death spread, some of his colleagues rushed to the scene. Some were
emotional when at the sight of the accident.
The police cordoned off the area as they commenced their investigations into fatal
accident. The lawmen also took statements from witnesses.
Two teenagers were killed and three others were injured on Sunday night following a
three-vehicular accident on the Montrose, Public Road, East Coast Demerara.
The dead men have been identified as Michael Pierre of Lot 1102 Hope South, Enmore,
ECD and Daniel Durant of Seaforth Street, Campbellville, Georgetown. Both victims
were 19-years-old. The accident occurred around 22:45hrs.
At the time, Pierre was the driver of the motor car bearing registration number PYY
9392 while Durant was an occupant.
According to a statement from the communications department of the police force, the
investigation revealed that the teenager were speeding west along the southern
carriageway and while negotiating a right bend on the road, Pierre lost control of his
As a result, the car ended up on the northern carriageway and into the path of two other
cars – with registration numbers PAC 2396 and PAC 734 – which were both proceeding
in the opposite direction.
The cars were driven by Mahendra Nandkishore, a 33-year-old resident of Success, ECD
and John Moore, a 29-year-old of Blairmont, West Coast Berbice.
Twenty-six-year-old Renison Adams of Ithaca Village, WCB was an occupant of Moore’s
As a result of the collision, all three drivers and occupants were picked up by public-
spirited citizens and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Pierre and Durant were pronounced dead while Nandkishore, Moore and Adams are
receiving medical attention.
Investigations are ongoing.