Bath pedestrian dies in accident

Bath, West Coast Berbice pedestrian, Vishnu Deonarine died in an accident last night on the Plantation Hope road in his village, the police said today.
According to the police, Deonarine, 50, was struck by PSS 918 which was driven by a 53-year-old Canefield, Canje resident.
The police say that enquiries disclosed that PSS 918 was proceeding east along the northern side of the roadway at a fast rate of speed when the driver was blinded by the lights of an oncoming vehicle which was proceeding in the opposite direction. This caused him to hit the pedestrian.
The pedestrian was picked up in an unconscious state and taken to Fort Wellington hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival by the doctor on duty.

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