Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 1900h. on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Triumph Railway Embankment, ECD and which resulted in the death of Seenauth Persaud, 53 years, of Suraj Drive, Triumph, ECD.
Investigations have so far revealed that the driver of motor car PKK 2320 was proceeding west along the southern side of the road, when Persaud was reportedly attempting to cross the road from south to north. He ended up in the path of the vehicle, resulting in him being struck and falling on the roadway.
Persaud was picked up in an unconscious condition and taken to the GPHC and died whilst receiving medical treatment. The body is at the GPHC Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.
The driver is in police custody assisting with the investigation.