Cyclist killed in Mahaicony accident


A pedal cyclist succumbed to his injuries at the Mahaicony Hospital after he was struck by a motorcar on Monday morning on Letter G, Public Road, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

Dead is 28-year-old Brian Fordyce, of said Mahaicony, who was struck by motorcar PGG 1565 at around 01:30h.

INews understands that Fordyce was proceeding along the above mentioned road in an eastern direction when the motorcar which was also proceeding in the said direction collided with the rear of Fordyce’s bicycle.

As a result of the impact, Fordyce was reportedly thrown onto the surface of the road. He was quickly picked up with visible leg and arm injuries and rushed to the hospital in an unconscious state.

However, he died on Tuesday morning at around 06:00h while receiving treatment.

The driver of the motorcar Teoron Frederick, 26, of Paradise Village West Coast Berbice (WCB) appeared before the Mahaicony Magistrate Court on Tuesday morning and was charged for the accident.

He denied that on the said day, he failed to stop after an accident and also failed to render assistance to Fordyce. Frederick was not charged with causing Fordyce’s death.

He was placed on $100,000 bail and is expected to return to Court on December 5, 2018.


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