Fatal Hit and Run Accident in Orange Walk

There was a fatal traffic accident early Monday morning on the Phillip Goldson Highway.

It happened between Miles 61 and 62 on the Phillip Goldson Highway, Orange Walk District, where 19-year-old Christian Javier Villalobos was the victim.

Christian, a Belizean of Orange Walk Town, was found on the highway lying face up with head and body injuries apparently dead.

Initial investigation revealed that while Mr Villalobos was walking on the Highway, he was hit from behind by a vehicle traveling in the same direction which did not stop to rendered aid.

The body was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital, where it was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police are asking the public’s assistance in finding who is responsible.

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