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A pedal cyclist who was on Saturday evening injured in a serious accident which occurred on Bramfield Public Road, East Berbice – Corentyne (Region Six) has died.
The dead man has been identified as 26-year-old Ganesh Ramlakhan of No. 11 Village, East Berbice- Corentyne.
According to reports, a van driven by a 47-year-old man of Section ‘B’ Letter Kenny Village, Corentyne was proceeding east along the northern driveway on the Bramfield Public Road, when it is alleged by the driver that the pedal cyclist who was proceeding in the opposite direction, along the northern side swerved into the path of his vehicle.
The driver of the van said that upon seeing Ramlakhan in his path “he took evasive action to avoid a collision, however the right side rear view mirror came into contact with the said pedal cyclist’s left arm, causing him to fall. He received injuries to his body.
The injured man was picked up by public spirited citizens in a conscious state and taken to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital where he was examined by a Doctor and admitted.
Ramlakhan died on Monday.
The driver is in police custody assisting with the investigation.