Fatal traffic accident on Philip Goldson Highway

There was another fatal traffic accident on Sunday.

It happened after 2 o’clock the morning between miles 5 and 6 on the Phillip Goldson Highway, in the vicinity of the Haulover Bridge.

A Lincoln 4 door car skidded some 20 feet off the highway and hit a tree in a mangrove area. Trapped inside the vehicle was the driver, 24-year-old Ryan Martinez, a  Belizean civilian prosecutor of Ladyville. He apparently died onteh spot.

Fatal-Traffic--300x225Inside the vehicle with Mr Martines was 22-year-old Irene Sanchez of San Lazaro Village, Orange Walk District.

According to police reports, the two were travelling from Belize City to Ladyville, and after passing the Haulover Bridge, Ryan Martinez lost control of the car and ran off the highway, hitting a tree in the mangrove area.

Ryan Martinez and Irene Sanchez were taken to the KHMH, where Irene Sanchez was treated for her injuries, however, Ryan Martinez was pronounced dead on arrival.

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