Cyclist dies in Essequibo hit & run accident, forest ranger in custody

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Lallman Narine Sahadeo, 41, a minibus conductor of Spring Garden Public Road, Essequibo Coast was on Monday evening killed in an accident on the Spring Garden Public Road.
Sahadeo was riding a bicycle when the accident occurred at around 18:30h.
According to information from the Police PRO, Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan, a 23-year-old forest ranger, whose blood alcohol level was found to be exceedingly high, was driving motorcar PPP 6851, proceeding south along the eastern carriageway of the said road behind Sahadeo, when he collided with the rear of the cycle.
As a result of the impact the pedal cyclist fell onto the roadway. He was picked up in an unconscious state and rushed to Suddie Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
According to the police, the driver who fled the scene was shortly after arrested in Supenaam and taken into custody.
Sahadeo‘s body is presently at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post mortem examination.

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