Man charged in connection to fatal traffic accident

Yesterday we told you about the traffic accident that claimed the life of 50-year-old Jorge Reynoso Juarez in the Stann Creek DistrictThat accident happened on Saturday the 5th of December at around 7:45p.m, at the Santa Cruz Junction and Placencia Road in Stann Creek. Police say they have since arrested and charged 37-year-old David Anthony Bermudez, of San Ignacio, Cayo who was driving a Dodge Ram Pickup Truck on the Southern Highway towards Mayan King Village when Juarez who was on a bicycle allegedly swerved into the vehicles path, causing Bermudez’s vehicle to hit Juarez. Juarez later succumbed to his injuries while at the Southern Regional Hospital.  Police say that on Monday December 7, they charged David Anthony Bermudez with Manslaughter by Negligence, Causing Death by Careless Conduct, Driving Motor Vehicle without Due Care and Attention and driving an unlicensed motor vehicle.

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