A pedestrian was hit and killed on the Parika, East Bank Demerara Public Road on Thursday night and a truck driver is now police custody assisting with the investigation.
Dead is Suresh Bisoondial, 51, of Parika.
Police said in a statement yesterday that the fatal accident occurred around 8pm.
Investigations revealed that the driver of the truck GLL 3351 was proceeding along the roadway, when it is alleged that Bisoondial attempted to cross the road and was struck down. He was picked up and taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Bisoondial’s body is at the Ezekiel Funeral Parlour awaiting a post-mortem examination.