Minibus driver charged for causing death by dangerous driving

first_imgTyphon SampsonA Route 42 minibus driver was on Monday slapped with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.Thirty-one-year-old Typhon Sampson of Supply, East Bank Demerara, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.The charge against Sampson stated that on May 5, 2019, at the Garden of Eden Public Road, East Bank Demerara, he drove minibus BXX 3014 in a dangerous manner to the public, thereby causing the deaths of Linden Charles and Michael Cozier.Sampson denied the charges after they were read to him and was released on $700,000 bail.Reports are Cozier, 34, of Charlestown, Georgetown, and Police Constable Charles were among seven passengers in the minibus, driven by Sampson. The minibus was reportedly travelling south at a fast rate along the eastern side of the road in the vicinity of the Guyana Defence Force’s Agriculture Corps when Sampson allegedly lost control of the vehicle and ended up in a trench on the western side of the road.The injured passengers were taken to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre where Cozier was pronounced dead on arrival.Charles and the other passengers were transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) where Charles died while receiving treatment.The case will continue on August 6, 2019.last_img read more

WIN a cruise for two at the Atlantic Travel Royal Makeover relaunch!

first_imgAtlantic Travel are hosting a fantastic celebration this week to reveal their new office interiors in Letterkenny. The team in Atlantic Travel are inviting everyone to call into their office for the official opening night on Wednesday 20th December anytime from 4 – 7pm.Atlantic Travel are celebrating the fabulous renovation of their Travel Agency on Oliver Plunkett Road in Letterkenny. After a whirlwind transformation, they are ready to welcome everyone from sunseekers to thrillseekers into their wonderful new office. There will be plenty of holiday excitement as one lucky person on the night will win a Royal Caribbean International Cruise for two! Check out the amazing cruise you could be sailing away on next year:Every detail of the new Atlantic Travel agency office has been carefully thought out with the customer journey to the fore, offering both comfortable and professional surroundings and making the booking process an enjoyable experience.It certainly will be an exciting start to 2018 for this award-winning travel agency’s next 25 years in business. There has been a return to the high street travel agency in recent years and this trend is continuing to grow at a rapid pace.After their hugely successful Holiday Show in January of this year Atlantic Travel have been asked to run another show in January 2018 by their suppliers due to the phenomenal success of last year. Many additional tour operators are due to take part and it certainly will be the place to be for anyone seeking great offers for their 2018 holiday. All the team would love to see you on Wednesday the 20th, so pop in, say hi and maybe you could be the lucky winner on the night!Royal Caribbean CruisesSponsored PostWIN a cruise for two at the Atlantic Travel Royal Makeover relaunch! was last modified: December 18th, 2017 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:atlantic travelcruiselast_img read more