Stanleytown man dies after run over by car


Kelston Ferreira, a resident of Stanleytown, West Bank Demerara (WBD), died on Saturday night after he was ran over by a car on the Stanleytown Public Road.

Police Headquarters reported that Ferreira, who was allegedly intoxicated, was lying on the northern side of the road when a hire car (HD 2943) was driven over him at around 22:30 hrs Saturday.

The car was driven by Kristoff Pollydore, a 33-year-old of Belle West Housing Scheme, West Bank Demerara; it is owned by Shivanand Ramkissoon of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo.

At the time of the accident, Pollydore was driving east, along the northern side of the public road. The vehicle’s left side, front wheel ran over Ferreira.

The man’s body was picked up in an unconscious state and taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital. Ferreira was later pronounced dead by a doctor on duty.

The body is awaiting an autopsy at the Ezekiel Funeral Home. Meanwhile, the driver is in custody assisting with investigations.

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