Police seek public’s help to solve fatal accident

Po­lice are call­ing on eye­wit­ness­es to help them find the dri­ver of a red-band maxi taxi who sped off af­ter col­lid­ing with a cy­clist along the Pri­or­i­ty Bus Route, in El Do­ra­do on Sat­ur­day.

Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, at about 5.45 pm Leroy Cal­liste, 64, was rid­ing his bi­cy­cle along the PBR, near a WASA fa­cil­i­ty, when he was struck.

Cal­liste was flung in­to a white Lexus mo­tor ve­hi­cle.

Po­lice said the dri­ver of the Lexus was head­ing east be­hind the red-band maxi taxi when the maxi taxi pulled to the left shoul­der and stopped.

The dri­ver of the car told po­lice that he at­tempt­ed to dri­ve past the maxi taxi but no­ticed a man on a bi­cy­cle ride out from in front of the maxi and was struck.

The cy­clist end­ed up crash­ing through the car’s wind­screen.

In­ves­ti­gat­ing of­fi­cers are now call­ing on mem­bers of the pub­lic, who may have wit­nessed the in­ci­dent on Sat­ur­day to come for­ward to help po­lice solve the case.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion about the iden­ti­ty of the dri­ver of the maxi taxi is asked to con­tact the po­lice at 999, 555, 911 or the near­est po­lice sta­tion.