A female student of Arapaima Primary School, Region 9, has died this evening, 30th of September, 2022, after she was struck by a car earlier in the afternoon. According to reports reaching this publication, the little girl, Ruth Ann Glasglow, had just exited the Tabatinga Sports Complex which was having a school sports event when she was struck by a car.
She was picked up and rushed to the Lethem Regional Hospital where doctors wrestled to save her life. Unfortunately, she did not make it and passed away this evening at around 9 PM.
A statement posted on the Facebook Page of the Arapaima Primary School read:
Today, one of our pupils, Ruth Ann Glasgow of Grade four (4), was involved in a hit-and-run accident after exiting the Tabatinga Sports Complex. Ruth is the youngest sister of Sir Ronald Glasgow. We ask that you keep Ruth and the Glasgow family in your prayers as she remains in critical condition.
Some persons from the area suggested that the driver of the car might have been drunk and speeding, but we were not able to verify this claim.
Team Guyana, South America extends heartfelt condolences to the relatives and friends of Ruth Ann Glasgow. May her beautiful soul rest in peace.