Construction worker found unconscious in Linden

first_imgA construction worker was on Saturday found in an unconscious state with several injuries along the Washing Pond Public Road, Mackenzie, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice).The man, 38-year-old Samuel Porter of West Watooka, Mackenzie, was immediately taken to the Linden Hospital Complex by public-spirited persons where he was treated and later transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital.Based on information received, the discovery was made at approximately 05:00h. The Police were contacted afterwards by staff of the Linden Hospital Complex.At that time, the man had not been identified, but soon after, his sister, Deesa Bethune, contacted the Police and confirmed her brother’s identity.Bethune told the investigators that she last saw her brother on Friday around 17:30h at his mother’s residence in the West Watooka Village. Shortly after, he left home and went to Mackenzie to purchase an item.He never returned home and he did not make contact with any of his family members.The Police have confirmed that Porter sustained several injuries to his feet, hands, and head. At the site where the man was found, there were bloodstains on the road and pavement.Several persons in the area were questioned, but no useful information was gathered.Porter remains a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital in critical condition. Investigations into the incident are ongoing.last_img