The death of a 34-year-old man in a road traffic accident on Tuesday is currently engaging the attention of police.

Lorenzo ‘Ras’ Sankar, who was a father of two, was driving his white Nissan B12 along the Penal Quinam Road at around 1 am when he lost control of the vehicle.

The vehicle slammed into a pole, resulting in Sankar suffering fatal injuries. He died at the scene.

Police suspect that Sankar lost control of his car and skidded along the wet roadway.

Police continue to plead with motorists to be mindful of weather conditions and avoid speeding on the nation’s roads.