Police are investigating a serious accident which occurred on September 27, 2020 about 17:30 hrs involving a motor car driven by a 38-year-old resident of La Bonne Intention, East Coast Demerara and a 6-year-old resident of Non Pariel, ECD, which occurred on the Non Pariel Access Road, ECD.
Investigations revealed that the motor car was proceeding east along the public road, in the vicinity of a shop.
Police say that the driver observed an individual running from north to south and into the path of the motor car, and as such the left side front of the motor car collided with the pedestrian who fell onto the roadway, receiving injuries.
The pedestrian was picked up in a conscious condition by public spirited citizens and was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was admitted in a stable condition.
The driver who fled the scene was later arrested and is currently in police custody assisting with the investigation, a breathalyzer test was conducted on him and his blood alcohol content was .000%.