A pedestrian has become the latest road accident victim in Guyana.
The Guyana Police Force reported today that at around 10:45 this morning, 30-year-old Stanley Bronne, reportedly walked onto the main roadway at #11 village from behind a parked vehicle and was struck down by a motor car.
Reports state that the man was struck down as the driver of the car swerved and attempted to avoid a collision on the roadway.
The pedestrian fell onto the front windscreen of the car, shattering it, as a result of the impact. He rolled onto the roadway and was rushed to the New Amsterdam Hospital where he died while medical attention was being given.
The Police report said the driver of the car was taken into custody. No trace of alcohol was found in his system.
An investigation has been launched.