Belmopan Traffic Accident leaves pedestrian injured


A road traffic accident in the City of Belmopan last night, has left a pedestrian injured. Shortly before 8pm last night, Haquin Bonilla a taxi driver of San Martin; vlcsnap-2013-02-25-19h18m26s251was heading on Hummingbird Drive in the Mountain View area; when he lost control of his white Toyota Camry at the corner of Guanacaste Park Street. The car careened into the nearby drain, leaving a four wheels up in the air and causing damage to the passenger side of the vehicle. While the driver was not injured; Arsenio Oh of Las Flores was walking within the immediate area at the time of the incident and he was hit by the vehicle. While his injuries were not critical, Oh was admitted to the Belmopan Hospital last night for observation and was released earlier today. Drivers are asked to exercise caution and reduce speed on this strip of pavement as there’s ongoing work within the area. A layer of chippings was recently put down on Hummingbird drive and there’s much loose gravel in the area. Bonilla was taken to court today where he was read charges in relation to last night’s incident.

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