American Businessman dies in traffic accident in Belize

There was a fatal traffic accident on Friday night. According to reports, sometime around 6 pm, a Road Traffic Accident occurred by Altun Ha Junction at Lucky Strike Village in the Belize District, 30 ½ miles Old Northern Highway. The incident involved a red Chevy  Suburban.

According to police reports, 65-year-old David Hill, an American businessman of Rock Stone Pond, Belize District, was driving the red Suburban on the Old Northern Highway from Sand Hill Village towards Rock Stone Pond, and upon reaching miles 30 ½ on the Old Northern Highway, he lost control of the vehicle and ran off the road. Travelling with him at the time was his common-law wife Eleanor Arana.

As a result of the accident, David Hill lost consciousness. Both were transported to the hospital, where upon arrival at the K.H.M.H, David Hill was pronounced dead.  Eleanor was treated and released.

The body now awaits a post-mortem examination and police investigation continues.

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