Officer dies following motorcycle accident


A 39-year-old motorcyclist is now in police custody after he was involved in an accident in the wee hours of Diwali morning (Wednesday October 18 2017) resulting in the death of a member of the Guyana Defence Force.

The dead man has been identified as Devin Fraser, 28, of Buxton, East Coast Demerara.

Dead: Devin Fraser

According to Police, the accident occurred at around 02:20hrs on the Lethem Public Road.

Investigations revealed that Fraser, in the company of another person, was walking on the eastern side of the public road, heading south when a motorcycle proceeding allegedly at a fast rate and heading in the same direction collided with the Lance Corporal from behind.

As a result of the impact, the now dead man and the cyclist received injuries about their body.

They were both taken to the Lethem Regional Hospital where 28-year-old Fraser was pronounced dead on arrival and the cyclist was admitted.

Fraser’s body is presently at the said Hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.

A breathalyzer test was conducted on the rider and he was found to be above the legal limit of alcohol consumption.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.