Success woman hospitalised after being struck down by cop

A domestic worker of Success, East Coast Demerara, is now hospitalised after she was struck down by a car driven by a police constable yesterday morning.

The woman, identified by police as Phulmattie Ramotar, 57, was crossing the road when the vehicle collided with her.

Police said that around 8 am yesterday, motor car PVV 8233, driven by Quincy Holder, was proceeding east along the Success Public Road, allegedly at a rate of about 50kmh, when it struck Ramotar, who was crossing the road.

The driver explained to the police that Ramotar emerged from behind a minibus and suddenly ran across the road. On seeing the woman, police said, Holder applied brakes but despite his efforts the front of the vehicle collided with her. As a result of the collision, the woman fell onto the roadway and suffered injuries, including to her head and shoulders. She was picked up in an unconscious condition and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where she was admitted in a stable condition.

Police said a breathalyser test was administered to the constable, who is attached to the Leonora Police Station, and found no trace of alcohol.

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