Police in the 4B Division are reporting that a young policeman crashed into a parked lorry at the Mocha Access Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD) and was instantly killed about 19:30hrs last evening.
Dead is police constable 23012 Faustin Magloire, 27, of Perseverance Housing Scheme, EBD. He was stationed at the North Ruimveldt Police Outpost and attached to the General Duty Section.
Enquiries disclosed that Magloire’s car, PYY 9539, was proceeding east along the northern side of the road at a fast rate of speed when the front portion of the car collided with the rear of the motor lorry, GAB 8376. As a result of the collision, the motorcar ended up on the southern side of the road where it collided with the right side rear door of hire car HC 2865, driven by Warren Olson Prince, 30, of lot 73 Inner Bagotville, West Bank Demerara, which was proceeding west along the southern side of the said road.
Magloire received injuries about his body and was pronounced dead at the scene by doctor Cameron from the EMT. The body was taken to the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home for storage and to await a post-mortem examination.
Inspector Jagananan and a party of police are conducting investigations and a notice of intended prosecution has been served on both drivers. s
The Commissioner of Police, Leslie James extended condolences to the family, relatives, friends and colleagues of late Police Constable 23012 Faustin Magloire.