Unidentified pedestrian killed after colliding with swerving vehicle

car-crashPolice are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 01:30 hrs this morning on the Friendship/Buxton Public Road East Coast Demerara (ECD), which resulted in the death of a so far an unidentified male.
Investigations, according to the Police, revealed that motor car PVV 4355 was proceeding west along the southern side of the road, when it was alleged that two motor cars proceeding in the opposite direction, drove into the lane of PVV 4355, resulting in the driver swerving left and colliding with the pedestrian who was walking on the southern parapet.
The pedestrian was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), in an unconscious state by Police Ranks along with a female occupant of the car that was involved in the fatal accident.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead on arrival and the female occupant of the car was admitted in a stable condition with abrasions about her body. The driver, 21, of Annandale ECD, who was tested and found to be over the legal alcohol limit, is presently at the GPHC seeking medical attention under police guard, after complaining of feeling unwell.


  1. Your headline says the pedestrian ‘collided’ with the car? So walking on a parapet amounts to hitting with force the car that killed him? Please be a little more thoughtful in your headlines. And please be more sympathetic to the pedestrians who are killed by cars. After all we pedestrians have as much right to be on the road and drivers and we don’t kill and injure people by knocking into them.


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