The Bethel Town Police in Westmoreland are asking members of the public for their assistance to locate a motorist who was involved in a hit and run accident, which claimed the life of a man along a section of Leamington main road, in the parish, on Friday, March 19.
The deceased has been identified as 39-year-old Brant Blackwood, of Aston district, in Bethel Town, Westmoreland.
Reports by the Bethel Town police are that about 8:00 pm, Blackwood was riding his motorcycle along the roadway, from the directions of New Market to Bethel Town.
On reaching a section of the roadway he was hit from the motorcycle by the motorist, who failed to negotiate a corner, and who did not stop.
Blackwood was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.