Unidentified man struck down in hit and run accident in critical condition


A so far unidentified man of East Indian descent is in a critical condition in the High Dependency Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital with severe head injuries after he was struck down in a hit and run accident on the Success East Coast Demerara Public Road on Tuesday night.

Police Headquarters in a statement noted that the man was walking in the corner of the road when he was struck down by a speeding burgundy coloured Toyota Primo car at around 20:15h.

“As a result of the collision, the pedestrian fell onto the road surface where he received injuries about his body.  The injured pedestrian was later picked up by paramedics in [an] unconscious condition and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation,” Police noted.

Investigations are ongoing.

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