Corentyne man killed after crashed into by Cop who was part of speeding biker’s crew
A Corentyne man lost his life on Sunday after a Policeman crashed into him on the Number 68 Public Road; the Policeman, who was not in uniform, was part of a biker’s crew known to speed along the Corentyne on Sunday afternoons.
The accident occurred at approximately 16:30h.
Dead is Malchan Ramdanny, 47, a labourer of Number 69 Village.
According to reports, Ramdanny was proceeding north along the western side of the road when he was crashed into by the Policeman who witnesses said was proceeding at a fast rate of speed.
The Policeman has been identified as Constable Navindra Jodhan, 30.
The two were rushed to the Skeldon Hospital where Ramdanny was pronounced dead. The Policeman was transferred to the New Amsterdam hospital and is in a “serious” condition, according to a Police statement.
The Policeman was attached to the Central Police Station in New Amsterdam.
Police Headquarters said the pedal cyclist was proceeding north along the western side of the road ahead of the motorcycle.
The said motorcycle was a short distance behind a motorcar travelling at an alleged fast rate of speed when the motorcar passed the pedal cyclist who reportedly made a sudden turn into the path of the motorcycle in an attempt to cross the road from west to east.
In doing so, the motorcycle collided with the pedal cyclist, Police stated.