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– crash victim calls for help in locating unknown perpetratorAfter his car was hit by an unknown perpetrator last Sunday, 26-year-old Ganesh Persaud is now seeking further assistance from both the Police and public-spirited persons in locating the errant driver.The Nonpareil, East Coast Demerara (ECD) resident related to Guyana Times that he was on his way home at about 21:30h on Sunday last when the accident occurred.The damaged Toyota Raum after the accidentPersaud explained that while driving his Toyota Raum bearing registration number PRR 7706 along the East Coast of Demerara, another vehicle crashed into him at Good Hope and drove away. Persaud said as a result of the impact, he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a nearby heap of sand.“I was heading from East to West. I was at Good Hope and I was heading to Nonpareil and at the junction of Lusignan where the golf course road is, as I was approaching the road a car hit me… and the car hit like from the middle of my vehicle and he sent me off the road. When I drove off the road I went up to a pile of sand where it turned over,” a concerned Persaud said.Public-spirited persons, who witnessed the incident, assisted in getting Persaud out of the damaged car but the still traumatised man related that even though he sustained no serious injuries, his worries have not ended since he is calculating the expenses to be incurred for fixing the damages his car received during the accident.A report was made to the Vigilance Police Station and an investigation has since been launched. Persaud told this publication that efforts to locate the driver who slammed into him proved futile. According to the victim, he spoke to Police ranks on the progress of the investigation but they were only able to obtain blurred footage of the accident.“After the vehicle turned over I was basically hanging with the seat belt in the vehicle…public spirited persons helped me out of the vehicle…just a small footage the Police sent me but from what I can gather, there’s not much you can get from the video because apparently the street light was not working,” he related.Nevertheless, Persaud is asking anyone with information which may help in locating the individual to contact the nearest Police station or contact him on telephone number 656-0148.