Teen succumbs 2 months after accident

first_img…driver to be charged shortlyAfter battling for his life for two months following a hit-and-run accident, 18-year-old Bariel Hall succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital.Dead: Bariel HallHall was rushed to the medical institution on May 25 after being struck down while journeying home from a J’ouvert party. He was struck by a silver-coloured motor car while attempting to cross the road at the corner of Regent Street and Avenue of the Republic, Georgetown.Reports indicate that after being struck, the teen was tossed into the air before falling to the road. He was picked up and rushed to Georgetown Public Hospital in an unconscious state where he remained, never regaining consciousness.The teen sustained severe injuries to his leg and only breathed with the use of a machine.The driver of the motor car was arrested days after as he was attempting to damage the motor car at Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD).He was later released on $100,000 station bail. The Traffic Chief, however, confirmed that the man was expected to be charged following an autopsy, which is expected to be conducted shortly on the body of the dead teenager.last_img

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