A 48-year-old pedestrian was killed after being struck down by a motorcycle along the East Coast Demerara (ECD) Public Road in Unity Village.
The incident occurred on Saturday around 23:00h.
The dead man has been identified as Deadat Ram of Helena No 2, Mahaica, ECD.
According to reports, the man was walking along the roadway when the motorcyclist crashed into him.
The motorcyclist fled the scene, but his abandoned motorbike remained there without the registration number.
As for the pedestrian, he was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
Police have launched an investigation.