West Berbice man charged for killing Enmore teen in hit-and-run accident

L-R: Sheldon Major (deceased) and Christopher Pollard (injured)

Steven Pierre, 28, of Seafield Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB) was on Tuesday slapped with several charges in relation to the fatal accident which caused the death of a 16-year-old lad while his younger brother was seriously injured.

Pierre is accused of driving motorcar PLL 7855 in a manner dangerous to the public thereby causing the death of 16-year-old Sheldon Major.

Pierre was also charged for failing to report an accident and failing to stop after an accident.

The hit-and-run accident also rendered 14-year-old Christopher Pollard critical; he is said to be recovering.

It was only last week that the suspect was arrested by Police, several days after the accident occurred.

Pierre appeared at the Cove & John Magistrate’s Court before Her Worship Fabayo Azore and pleaded not guilty to all of the charges.

He was placed on a total of $575,000.00 bail; the case has been postponed to July 14.