A fatal traffic accident occurred sometime around 9:20 p.m last night , Wednesday December 30 in Carmelita Village at mile 40 on the Phillip Goldson Highway. The accident involved an ADO Bus and a BDF Mahindra and claimed the life of one person who was in the Mahindra. Two persons were inside the Mahindra and about 30 passengers in the ADO bus. The ADO bus was headed towards the North while the Mahindra was being driven by Sergeant Artemio Mendez. At the impact of the crash, Sergeant Mendez died on the spot, his lifeless body trapped inside the vehicle. The other passenger in the Mahindra was removed from the wreck and whisked off to the Northern Regional Hospital while authority on the scene tried to remove the body of Mendez from the crushed Mahindra.