A fatal traffic accident in the Orange Walk district has claimed the lives of a young man and a young woman, both residents of Carmelita. The accident occurred on Saturday January 2nd just outside Carmelita village. Witnesses say that Lea Crawford and Adrian Wade were on the highway on a bicycle when a vehicle collided into them. Leah Crawford was a teacher at Guinea Grass Government school. Reports are that the vehicle sped off after hitting the two. However, his vehicle received extensive damage to the radiator and came to a halt about a mile from the scene of the accident. An angry mob caught up to the driver and we were told they put a beating on him. Police have confirmed that the driver of the vehicle was Perry Gibson.