Backhoe Driver Charged for Mr. Anthony Hunter’s Death

vlcsnap-2014-03-14-20h26m52s212vlcsnap-2014-03-14-20h26m40s86Mr. Tony Hunter perished in a traffic accident on February 22 when his motorcycle slammed into a backhoe on the George Price Highway and police now say it is the backhoe driver who was at fault.

52 year old Hunter was travelling on his morobike from Belize City towards Hattieville when the accident occurred between miles 2 and 3 on the highway.

vlcsnap-2014-03-14-20h26m34s28Investigations revealed that the backhoe made a left turn into Linda Vista Road at the same time that Hunter was overtaking, causing Hunter to slam into the rear right wheel of the backhoe.

Police forwarded the file to the DPP for further directives and anticipate charging the driver of the Cisco Construction owned backhoe with driving without due care and attention, causing death by careless conduct and manslaughter by negligence.

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