The driver who was charged after his truck crashed into the median at Agricola, East Bank Demerara and killed seven-year-old Ciara Benjamin in 2019, was on Tuesday freed because of insufficient evidence.
Gruesome photos of the child show her body pinned under the front of the truck as it rests on the median
During trial, Welcome was out on $500,000 bail and his license was suspended.
According to reports, on the day in question at about 16:10hrs, Welcome was heading north along the western carriageway along the Agricola public road at a fast rate of speed when he lost control of the motor lorry.
Video showed that he swerved and collided with the little girl who was standing on the road’s median as she was waiting to cross the road with her babysitter.