Two die in accidents at Phoenix Park, Mon Repos

At about 1730h yesterday, police say that Jerome Hackett, 60 years, of Phoenix Park, WBD, was riding his motorcycle along the Den Amstel Public Road, WCD, when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with a concrete bridge.

He suffered injuries and was pronounced DOA at the WDRH.

At about 2155h last night, police say that Jagdeo Thakurdeen, 37 years, of Mon Repos, ECD, was struck down by a motor car as he was walking along the Good Hope Railway Embankment, ECD.  He was pronounced DOA at the GPHC.

Police say that the driver abandoned the motor vehicle and fled the scene.

He has not yet been arrested. Investigations are in progress.

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