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A pedal cyclist name, whose name, age and address are still unknown, is currently in the critical bay at the Georgetown Public Hospital after being hit by a motor car driven by a Guyana Defence Force Officer.
The accident occurred on Saturday about 22:15 hrs on Nelson Mandela Avenue and Arapaima Street, Georgetown.
Enquiries disclosed that the motor car was proceeding south along Nelson Mandela Avenue when, according to the driver, at the intersection of Nelson Mandela Avenue and Arapaima Street, the pedal cyclist rode from west to east across Nelson Mandela Avenue and collided with the right side front of the motor car.
As a result of the collision the pedal cyclist fell onto the road surface where he received injuries to his head and about his body. He was picked up in an unconscious condition by the driver, and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he is presently in the critical bay.
A police statement disclosed that a beathalyzer test was conducted on the driver and his reading was 000%.