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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.

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