Eyewitness provides licence number of hit and run vehicle
Mandela Avenue hit and run…
A man claiming to be an eyewitness has come forward with what he said is the licence number of the hit-and-run vehicle that killed 29-year-old motor cyclist, Gregory Greaves on Mandela Avenue on Saturday night.
The man has told Greaves’ relatives that the vehicle was a gold coloured Tundra and the driver and a woman were the occupants.
According to the relatives, the driver of the Tundra struck a minibus he was trying to overtake before hitting Greaves.
Kaieteur News was told that the bus driver pursued the Tundra to Cemetery Road, where the vehicle eventually stopped.
The bus driver reportedly spoke to the occupants of the Tundra and the driver allegedly promised to return to the scene of the accident and take Greaves to the hospital.
He never did.
The relatives said that they visited the Ruimveldt Police Station with the intention of passing this information on to the police, but were told that no traffic ranks were on duty. They subsequently provided Kaieteur News with the vehicle’s licence number.
Greaves, called ‘Bald Head’, of Lot 589 West Ruimveldt Housing Scheme, was riding east along Mandela Avenue in the vicinity of Shirley Field-Ridley Square, when he lost control and fell on the roadway.
Eyewitnesses said that the motorcyclist was about to stand when a vehicle, which was travelling in the same direction, slammed into him and crushed his skull. The driver then fled the scene.
Greaves was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, where he succumbed to his injuries.