Woman, 56, dies after being hit by speeding driver


A 56-year-old woman died on Monday night after she was struck down by a speeding vehicle along the Lusignan Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

Dead is Pulwantie Ramjan of Annandale Railway Embankment; Police Headquarters stated that the accident occurred at about 18:15 hrs.

The vehicle (KICS-2) was being driven by a 25-year-old woman of Non Pariel, ECD.

Police said the driver was speeding and claimed that “at a close distance, the 56-year-old woman crossed the road from north to south, into the path of her vehicle.”

Ramjan was flung into the air before hitting the road surface; she was pronounced dead at the scene by EMTs. The woman’s body was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Mortuary.

A breathalyser test conducted on the female driver found no trace of alcohol. Further investigations are ongoing.

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  1. habeeb says

    At that time, the vehicle should have had it lights on…nobody crosses the road with approaching vehicle, lights on.

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