A West Bank Demerara (WBD) man has confessed to being involved in a hit-and-run accident which left 25-year-old Imran Abdul of Lot 24 Unity Street, La Grange, dead. Abdul was struck down by a speeding car on the La Grange Public Road on September 1, 2020.
Police have said that the man had given an oral confession about what transpired on the night of September 1. Region Three Commander of Police, Errol Watts has since prepared the file to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Reports are Abdul was walking home around 21:40h when he was hit from behind by a speeding vehicle.
As a result of the collision, the young man fell to the eastern parapet of the roadway with injuries to his head and back, while the vehicle sped away from the scene.
He was later picked up and taken by the police to the West Demerara Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
A day after the accident, the police had said that they had found a vehicle they suspected was involved in the accident. The car was found at a mechanic shop in Belle West, Canal Number Two, WBD.
Initially, the 32-year-old driver of Stanleytown, WBD, was taken into custody along with two other persons but was subsequently released on station bail. (G1)