Police are reporting a fatal accident which occurred yesterday at about 21:20hrs on the Mon Repos Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD)
The accident involved motorcar PMM 9156 driven by a 48-year-old man of Helena #1 Mahaica, ECD and pedestrian 67-year-old Muntaz Alli (deceased) of lot 37 Mon Repos North, ECD.
Enquiries disclosed that the motorcar was proceeding east along the southern side of the northern carriageway at an alleged rate of speed, when the driver alleged that he saw Alli pushing his bicycle from south to north across the road in the path of his vehicle.
The driver told cops that he pulled north to avoid a collision but despite his effort, the vehicle collided with the pedestrian.
Alli fell onto the road’s surface where he received injuries about his body. He was picked up in an unconscious condition and escorted to the Georgetown Public Hospital. There, he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The body is at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.
A breathalyser test conducted on the driver read .008% BAC micrograms. The vehicle was lodged to be examined by a licensing and certifying officer, and a notice of intended prosecution has been served.