The death by road accident of 38-year-old Reeshee Baksh of Thomas Street, Kitty, has taken the toll to 96 thus far for the year.Yesterday at the man’s home his wife, Bibi Haleema Baksh and his relatives were still trying to come to grips with his sudden and gruesome death. Mrs. Baksh told this publication that she spoke to her husband sometime after 19:00 hours on Monday. She said he had called to tell her that he was on the East Bank of Demerara and would be home soon.Dead: Reeshee BakshMrs. Baksh said the next call she received was the one that greeted her with the news of her husband’s demise. She told this publication that a person identifying himself as a doctor from the Georgetown Public Hospital telephoned her and asked her to go down to the institution. She said when she arrived her husband had already died.The accident occurred at the junction of the East Bank highway and Flour Mill Road sometime shortly after 23:00hrsEyewitnesses reported that Baksh, who was driving a green Toyota 170 bearing number plate PGG 1661, while travelling south, collided with the edge of the median, spun once and ended up on the other side of the road.The entire right side of the victim’s lower body was crushed. When this newspaper arrived at the accident scene, police and firefighters, with the help of public spirited citizens,Wholesale NFL Jerseys
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