Bumper and license plate left behind by car which fled accident scene

There was a small accident in Belmopan this afternoon involving a Ministry of Education vehicle. The grey Mahindra was carrying vlcsnap-2016-06-23-16h48m33s239examination papers from Dangriga town, headed to Belize City. While on the Hummingbird Highway, just in front of La Cabana Bar , a white car was in front of the Ministry of Education vehicle. According to the driver of the vehicle, the white car was pulling off the road and so the government licensed vehicle moved to overtake but the white car swerved back into the lane suddenly and hit the side of Mahindra. The Mahindra ran off the road and received damages to the right side of the vehicle. The bumper of the white car fell off during the accident but the driver of the white car did not stop and left the scene in a hurry up a dirt road nearby. When traffic officers arrived on the scene soon after, they went down the road looking for the car but could not find it. Luckily, the bumper that fell off the car had on the license plate! Police went to the transport department to identify who is the owner of that license plate left on the bumper and are also asking if anyone has any information to please contact the police. While both men vlcsnap-2016-06-23-16h48m44s001inside the Mahindra were shaken up, there were no injuries reported.

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