Herstelling fatal accident: Woman identified by daughter
The woman who was struck down in a fatal accident on July 29, on the Herstelling public road, East Bank Demerara has been identified as Ingrid James, 64, of Lot 1294 Section “C” Block “Y” Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara.
The identification was made at around 13:00hrs on Monday by the woman’s daughter Ernecia Nicholson.
On Saturday last, James was struck down by an alleged speeding motorist who is in custody and assisting with the investigation.
Police investigations disclosed that motorcar PKK 3251, driven by a 45-year-old resident of Burnham Boulevard, Mocha, East Bank Demerara, was proceeding south along the eastern carriageway of Herstelling ,at a fast rate, when the pedestrian allegedly crossed the road from west to east into the path of the vehicle and collided.
As a result, the left leg of the pedestrian was severed and she also sustained significant injuries to her head and body.
She was taken to the East Bank Demerara Public Hospital ( Diamond) in an unconscious state and was pronounced dead on arrival.
A breathalyzer test was administered to the driver and no alcohol was detected in his breath.