Cops are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on the Success Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD), which resulted in the death of Ajay Ali, 22, a fisherman of Unity, Mahaica, ECD.
The accident occurred on Monday, July 4, 2022 around 23:20hrs and involved motorcar HB 5349, driven by 46-year-old Kumar Persaud of Cane Grove, ECD.
According Persaud, he was proceeding west along the Success Public Road, when the now-deceased man ran from south to north into the vehicle’s path, resulting in a collision.
Following the impact, the 22-year-old fell onto the roadway, receiving several injuries.
Police ranks were informed and immediately visited the scene of the accident where Ali was seen motionless on the road.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel from the Georgetown Public Hospital.
The body was subsequently taken to the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.
A breathalyzer test conducted on the driver found no trace of alcohol.
He remains in custody assisting with the investigation.