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Fisherman, 22, dies in Success accident

A 22-year-old fisherman was killed on Monday after he reportedly ran into the path of a motorcar along the Success Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

Dead is Ajay Ali of Unity, Mahaica, ECD. The accident occurred at about 23:20h and involved motorcar HB 5349 driven by a 46-year-old man of Cane Grove, ECD.

According to the 46-year-old motorcar driver, he was proceeding west along the Success Public Road when Ali ran from south to north and into the vehicle’s path, causing a collision.

As a result, the 22-year-old fisherman fell onto the roadway, receiving several injuries. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel from the Georgetown Public Hospital.

The body was subsequently taken to the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. A breathalyser test conducted on the driver found no trace of alcohol. He remains in custody, assisting with the investigation.


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