Pedestrian died after allegedly running into path of moving lorry

A pedestrian was on Sunday evening killed after he reportedly ran into the path of a moving truck along the Enmore Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD). Dead is 48-year-old Rooplall Haindarsan of Logwood Enmore, ECD.
The accident reportedly occurred at about 19:50h and involved a motor lorry bearing registration number, GTT 4579 which was at the time being driven by a 37-year-old resident of Agriculture Road, ECD.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the motor lorry was proceeding along the Enmore Public Road at a normal rate of speed when it is alleged that the pedestrian attempted to run across the road and ended up in the path of the motor lorry.
As a result of the collision, the pedestrian fell onto the road surface where he received injuries to his body. The pedestrian was picked up in an unconscious condition and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the motor lorry was arrested and he is assisting with the investigations.