There was a fatal traffic accident on Friday 5th September, between miles 83 and 84 on the Phillip Goldson Highway.
A red Honda Motor Cycle with no license plates was travelling from Corozal Town to Orange Walk Town when Eluterio Chan, an 88 year old Belizean of Ranchito Village, was walking across the highway. The driver of the motorcycle was 32 year old Juan Samayoa who hit Chan with the cycle.
Mr Samayoa received a swollen left hand and scratches under his right elbow and right knee.
Meanwhile, 88 year old Eluterio Chan was transported to the Corozal Community hospital in a critical condition, and was later being transported to the KHMH for further treatment when he died. Juan Samayoa is presently detained pending investigations.