The police in B Division are investigating an accident which left a porter dead along the Rosignol Village, West Coast Berbice Public Road sometime around midnight on Wednesday.
Dead is Lildar Jaggernauth, 26, a father of one of Murphy Dam, Rosignol Village, West Coast Berbice.
According to information gathered, Jaggernauth left home sometime around 6.30 pm on Wednesday to purchase a phone card from a nearby shop. However, the man never returned home.
Stabroek News was told that relatives tried to get in contact with the man around 10.30 pm via his mobile however, he did not answer.
Relatives relayed that they were contacted at 1 am yesterday by the police and told that Jaggernauth had been involved in an accident.
The driver of the car, PLL 7562 who is said to have struck Jaggernauth at some point is presently in police custody.