Editorial Staff
03/11/2022

Editorial Staff
03/11/2022

AUA student flown out of Antigua

AUA student 19-year-old Priyanjana Das, the lone survivor of an accident that occurred on Friars Hill Road has been flown out of the country. The private jet left the V.C Bird International Airport earlier today

Das was badly injured when a vehicle ran into her and Kenneth Mathew, 21, as they were trying to cross the road outside Billy’s Food Mart at about 2. a.m. on October 23rd.

Both Das and Matthew were critically injured and remained in the Intensive Care Unit since the accident.

Das suffered injuries so seriously that her hand had to be amputated. However, Matthew died at the Sir Lester Bird Medical Center yesterday. According to reports, he sustained several broken bones and serious head trauma.

Meanwhile, Karim Edwards will have his charges upgraded to causing death by dangerous driving.

At present, Edwards is out on a $20,000 bail, with a requirement of reporting to Langfords Police Station every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

His travel documents have been surrendered, and he is reportedly not permitted to drive.

Since the news of Matthew’s passing, social media has been overflowing with messages of condolences.

3 Comments

  1. APTTMH

    oh my, condolences to the family and friend if the deceased. hope the young lady makes it out ok. All these accidents should be a lesson to the drivers out there.

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    • Anonymous

      May Matthew’s beautiful soul rest in eternal peace 🙏May God give fortitude and courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.🙏

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  2. Heartbroken

    So sad and distraught. May God Rest Kenny’s beautiful soul in peace and Give his family strength,courage and long life to remember him throughout their precious memories 🙏💖🙏

    Reply

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