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A 23-year-old East Coast Demerara (ECD) vendor was killed in the wee hours of Saturday during a suspected hit-and-run accident in front of his Mon Repos home. Dead is Devanand Bansie of Lot 27 Mon Repos Railway Embankment, ECD.
In a statement on Saturday, the Guyana Police Force said it has launched an investigation into the alleged hit-and-run fatal accident. The police suspect that the alleged accident occurred between 02:00hrs and 04:00hrs on Saturday in front of the victim’s residence.
According to the police report, after celebrating his 23rd birth anniversary, Bansie went home around 02:00hrs but could not gain access to the house because the doors were locked.
“About 04:00hrs, his body was seen lying motionless on the southern side of Mon Repos Rail Way Embankment, in front of his residence, with injuries. The Paramedics were summoned to the scene, he was examined and pronounced dead,” the police reported.
His body was subsequently taken to the Lyken Funeral Parlour where it awaits a Post Mortem Examination. The police Investigation is ongoing.