Unidentified pedestrian killed in accident, Lance Corporal under close arrest

A Police Lance Corporal who was found above the legal alcohol limit following a fatal accident on Sunday night, on the Ogle Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD), is under close arrest.
The unidentified female victim of East Indian decent, fair in complexion, 5 feet tall, about 20 years old, is clad in a pair of tights (Leggings) and a pink top. Her body is presently at the GPHC Mortuary.
According to the Police, their investigations revealed that about 19:50hrs the rank was proceeding east on the southern side of the northern carriageway allegedly within the stipulated speed limit when the pedestrian ran across the road from north to south into the path of the vehicle and collided. She was picked up by the said policeman and rushed to the GPHC in an unconscious state where she died whilst receiving medical attention.
The 39-year-old driver, stationed at Force Headquarters and resides in Cummings Lodge, ECD, is reportedly assisting with the investigation.


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