Unidentified woman killed in Herstelling accident


The body of an unidentified female of African decent suspected to be in the late forties, is presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Parlour awaiting identification and a post-mortem. She 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 injuries to 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. Investigation are in progress.


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