Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Hit by vehicle, left to die

..second crash fatality for 2017


A 46-year-old Wallerfield man was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Monday night.

Krishna Jagdeo, of Demarara Heights, became the second road fatality for 2017.

Police said Jagdeo was walking along the westbound lane of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway when he was struck by a speeding vehicle at around 9p.m.

The driver did not stop, leaving the dying man on the roadway.

Jagdeo was taken to the Arima Health Facility where he died while undergoing treatment.

Last week,  17-year-old Akido Prospere died after his car crashed into a wall in Arouca.

-carolyn.kissoon@trinidadexpress.com