Five Year old Dies in Easter Weekend Traffic Accident

vlcsnap-2014-04-22-20h59m48s136There was one loss of life in Belize City over the Easter weekend after yet another traffic accident, this time in the busy Northside intersection of Douglas Jones and North Front Street.

Police say driver for Progressive Shuttle Eyeon Bermudez was driving the bus on North Front Street toward Victoria Street.

At the intersection with Douglas Jones a red Honda 125 elite scooter being driven by 19 year old Visiona Carcamo drove up and collided into the side of the bus near the rear wheel.

Carcamo carried two passengers, 15 year old Kelsey Peyrefitte and five year old Akeela Wade.

The older girls’ injuries were mostly to the body and non-life-threatening, but Akeela died around six in the evening after sustaining head and body injuries. Carcamo remains in stable condition at the KHMH.  Police continue to investigate.

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