13 year old struck down by a truck.
An east coast Demerara family is in a state of shock and disbelief following the death of a 13-year-old member of that family.
Dead is Rama Manoo; he was reportedly hit by a truck while he was on his bicycle heading to Mandir. The incident occurred along the Mon Repos school road.
His uncle Ramnarine Manoo spoke of what he heard of the incident. He told members of the media that the family is still puzzled over what actually transpired.
The suspect is currently in police custody assisting with the investigation.
Residents told members of the media that vehicles will normally travel along the road at a fast pace.
The Guyana police force traffic depart and NGO groups have been appealing to road users to be more considerate on the road.