Police search for driver who drove vehicle into a crowd of people at a wedding

January 30, 2023

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 30, CMC – Police were continuing the search on Monday for the motorist who drove his vehicle into a crowd of people at Canefield Settlement, East Canje Berbice on Sunday, killing one person and injuring three others, including an 11-year-old boy.

Police have since identified the dead person as 51-year-old Somdatt Indal, also known as “Fats. They said those injured are Daniel Sackichand, 21,Dion Kistnen, 11, a student of Canje Secondary School and 34-year-old Leon Revon.

The authorities said that those killed and injured were at a wedding ceremony when the incident occurred.

Media reports said that a young man at the wedding and others were involved in an argument when he phoned his cousin, a contractor, who arrived in his vehicle.

Eyewitnesses said that some of the persons attempted to block the vehicle when the driver drove into the crowd of people.

The driver is caught on video driving away from the scene while the injured were left on the roadway.

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