- Driver was reportedly under the influence.
Ramdolar Dhanraj, 60, of Lot 8, Pearl, East Bank Demerara, was killed yesterday after a truck which was reportedly driven by a drunken driver crushed him. Dhanraj, a carpenter by trade, was reportedly riding his bike when he was reportedly struck from behind by the truck, which was laden with lumber.
Eyewitnesses are of the view that the driver and his porter were under the influence of alcohol. The traffic ranks who arrived on the scene did not have breathalyzer kits to ascertain the level of intoxication of the men. The driver and porter were detained at the Timehri Police Station