Special Constable critical after accident, Police refuses to take Breathalyzer test


By Leroy Smith

A woman is now a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital while Police Constable 23120 Hercules is in police custody following an accident late last night.

According to information received, onFriday night (May 12, 2017), Special Constable 14943 Keisha Dodson, 27-year-old and 19-year-old Rochelle Miller were struck by a speeding car, PSS 2472 which was being driven by Hercules at a fast rate. The incident occurred along the West Coast Berbice Public Road in the vicinity of Paradise Village.

However, since being arrested, Hercules is refusing to subject himself to a breathalyzer test.

According to information reaching the News Room, investigating police ranks were told that the Constable was attempting to overtake a stationary vehicle when Dodson attempted to cross the road, ending up in his path.

As a result, the car collided with the Special Constable and then proceeded to hit the pedestrian Rochelle Miller who was standing on the road shoulder at the time.

Police constable Hercules who is stationed at the Rose Hall Outpost, remains in custody at the Fort Wellington Police Station while Rochelle was treated and sent away from the hospital. However, Special Constable Keisha Dodson is said to be in a critical condition in the GPHC.

The investigations are ongoing.

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