Police in Regional Division 4C are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at approximately 19:50 hours on Enmore Public Road, East Coast Demerara. The accident involved a motor lorry with registration number GTT 4579, driven by a 37-year-old resident of Agriculture Road, East Coast Demerara, and pedestrian Rooplall Haindarsan, a 48-year-old resident of Lot 93 Logwood Enmore, East Coast Demerara.

According to inquiries, the motor lorry was traveling west along the southern side of Enmore Public Road at a normal speed when the driver alleged that the pedestrian suddenly ran across the road from north to south, directly into the lorry’s path, resulting in a collision.

The impact caused Haindarsan to fall onto the road, sustaining injuries. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) were summoned, and Haindarsan was picked up in an unconscious state and transported to Georgetown Public Hospital. Upon arrival, he was examined and pronounced dead.

The body is currently at the Georgetown Public Hospital Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination. The vehicle involved in the accident has been lodged for examination, and the driver is in police custody.

The investigation is ongoing.


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