Mahaica man dies in accident

The police say they are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at about 2215h last night on the Bath Village Public Road, Mahaicony, ECD, and which resulted in the death of pedestrian Benjamin, 44 years, of Supply, Mahaica, ECD.

Police say that investigations so far have revealed that the driver of motor lorry GJJ 7722 was allegedly proceeding along the roadway at a fast rate when he lost control of the vehicle and struck down the pedestrian after colliding with two parked motor cars.

Benjamin was taken to the Mahaicony Cottage Hospital where he was pronounced DOA.

The driver of the motor lorry has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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