Saturday 17 August, 2019

Man knocked off bicycle in hit and run accident

A 64-year-old farmer is dead following a hit and run accident on Boxing day.

He has been identified as Frankie Ramcharan of St. John Road, Piparo.

According to reports, Ramcharan was riding his bicycle along Torrib Trace, New Grant around 7:30 pm on Wednesday when the accident took place.

Police say he was in the process of crossing the roadway when a red motor vehicle collided with the bicycle, causing the man to fall to the ground.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop.

The emergency health services were contacted.

However, the victim died at the scene.

His body was removed to the San Fernando General Hospital Mortuary.

A post mortem is expected to be conducted on Thursday.

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