26 Y-O dies in Easter Monday hit and run accident
Twenty- six year-old Lionel King of Maria’s Lodge, Essequibo Coast, is the country’s latest road fatality.
A police release stated, around 11:45 on Monday evening (March 28), King was walking along the Johanna Cecelia Public Road, Essequibo, when he was struck down by a motor car, which subsequently fled the scene.
King was taken to the Suddie Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Investigations led to the motor car being located at a residence at Good Hope, Essequibo Coast and a man has been arrested and is assisting police with investigations.