Woman dies in highway crash
...the 2013 toll for road deaths now stands at 155
A woman died today in a crash on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway, near Wallerfield.
According to police, at around 2:20am, Shelly-Ann Charles, 31 of Farm 202, Nicaragua Road, Wallerfield was driving east along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway with a male occupant, when upon reaching the vicinity of Demerara lights, lost control and collided with a lamp post on the median.
Both occupants were taken to hospital by paramedics. At around 3:20am, Charles succumbed to her injuries. The other occupant remains warded in a serious condition. The road fatality toll now stands at 155 for 2013.