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


first_imgSearching for the Missing will return to Donegal today to search for missing Lifford man David Colhoun.David, 21, has been missing missing May 21st after fleeing police custody in Strabane after being arrested for a minor incident.Despite widespread Garda and PSNI searches, there has still been no sightings of David. Searching for the Missing spokeswoman Liz Kavanagh said they will return to help.“Will do what we can to help in the search for David,” she said.She added that everyone can help in some way to help find David and give his family some relief.“All depending on weather conditions, Michael Hickey and the crew from Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue are confirmed as going to Lifford this Friday the 14th. We are waiting to confirm divers but it depends on how suitable the weather is.“We would appeal again to anyone who may be out for duck shooting season to be aware David is still missing and please if you are along the banks of the Foyle,or any connecting rivers to have an extra look around,” she said.ELITE SEARCH GROUP RETURN TO HELP LOOK FOR MISSING LIFFORD MAN was last modified: October 14th, 2011 by StephenShare 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:David ColhounmissingSearch for the Missinglast_img read more