first_imgIn light of the recent fatal accident on the Mocha Access Road, East Bank Demerara, and along the Diamond Scheme Access Road as well, the Public Infrastructure Ministry will be installing 100 streetlights along these roadways.Mocha access roadAccording to a statement from the ministry, over the years it has received several reports of accidents along the access roads of the two communities. The ministry said it is accelerating its planned installation of streetlights initiative.“These two areas are ones that have experienced rapid development since their creations, thus leading to increased traffic and ultimately a greater likelihood of accidents… It is necessary that the infrastructure in these communities reflect their growth,” the ministry stated.However, the Public Infrastructure Ministry did not say when these lights will be installed but noted that further details will be announced at a later date.On Tuesday evening, a barman attached to Banks DIH Limited Sports Bar was killed after he slammed into a horse along Mocha Access Road. Shemroy Cave, 21, of Diamond Housing Scheme, EBD, suffered severe head injuries and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Diamond Diagnostic Centre.According to reports, the dead man left his girlfriend’s home at Mocha/Arcadia, and was riding his motorcycle along the roadway when he collided with the horse. The horse was also killed as a result of the impact of the collision.last_img

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *