44-y-o Jermaine Smartt, a pedal cyclist of 101 Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, Berbice is currently hospitalized following an accident on the Portuguese Quarter Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice involving motorcar HD 1327.
According to reports, the car was proceeding east along the northern drive lane of the said road when the driver alleged that the cyclist rode out from a bridge and onto the roadway into the path of the vehicle.
The driver said he applied breaks, but collided with the victim. As a result of the impact, the pedal cyclist fell onto the road surface and sustained injuries to his body.
He was picked u and taken to the Port Mourant Public Hospital where he was treated and sent away. However, the man became ill on Sunday and was rushed to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital where he was later referred to the GPHC where he is a patient. His condition is regarded as serious.