Driver involved in Essequibo Coast fatal accident remanded


Ganesh Choonilall, a 35 year-old hire car driver of Airy Hall, Essequibo Coast was handed down several charges on Monday when he appeared in Court.
They are as follows:

  1. Failure to stop at an accident scene
  2. Failure to render assistance to the victim

He appeared at the Charity Magistrate Court before Her Worship Magistrate Crystal Lambert, via Zoom. He pleaded not guilty and bail was refused.

He was remanded to prison and will make his next court appearance on 2022-09-23.

The charges are in relation to the ‘hit and run’ fatal accident that occurred on 15th September, 2022 at about 19:30 hrs on the Adventure public road, Essequibo Coast.

The accident claimed the life of 63-year-old Ameer Ali.


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