Soesdyke fatal accident victim remains unidentified

first_img─ Cop’s file with DPPThe late pedestrian who over the weekend was fatally struck down by a vehicle driven by a police rank while escorting an injured colleague to hospital remains unidentified.A reliable source disclosed on Tuesday that the case file is with the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), who will soon determine if charges would be laid against the police constable whose vehicle had struck the pedestrian in the wee hours of Sunday morning while the victim was crossing the Public Road atThe Allion motor car, PPP 8497, that struck the pedestrian at Soesdyke, EBDSoesdyke, East Bank Demerara (EBD). The pedestrian had sustained severe head injuries, and was picked up and placed in another vehicle with the previously injured police rank, and both were taken to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre. But en route to the EBD facility, medical personnel had pronounced the unidentified man dead.Guyana Times understands that, once the DPP consents, the policeman will be charged in the new week. The first accident occurred on the Timehri Public Road, EBD when Constable Gavin Gentle lost control of his motorcar, PTT 5444, and it crashed into a utility pole. The constable implicated in the pedestrian’s death had arrived on scene and was in the process of transporting Constable Gentle for medical attention in his privately owned motorcar, Toyota Allion PPP 8497, when he struck down the man.It was claimed by police that just before the fatal accident, the Allion motor car of the implicated constable was being escorted by a police vehicle with flashing lights and sounding siren. According to information received, the driver of PPP 8497 had allegedly swerved from the pedestrian, who was said to be in the centre of the road, but he was struck down by the constable’s car. The driver of PPP 8497 had been detained, and tests reportedly revealed that no alcohol was traced on his breath. The dead man’s body is currently at the Lyken Funeral Parlour.Investigations into both matters are continuing.last_img

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