Teenager Killed in Road Traffic Incident

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Updated: April 12, 2016

36-year-old Eleoy Coleman has been served with a notice of intended prosecution. This follows a fatal road traffic accident that occurred in Dangriga this morning. Correspondent Harry Arzu has the story.

HARRY ARZU

“Police are investigating a fatal road traffic accident that occurred here this morning sometime around 10:40am around mile 1 and half on the George Price Drive. According to reports 19 year old Sarah Sutchite, a Guatemalan national had just alighted a taxi that parked on the left hand of the road. While crossing the road she was fatally knocked down by a black in color Explorer SUV. This incident alerted quite a number of spectators who came out to observe while police processed the scene. Here is an eyewitness account of the incident.”

EYEWITNESS

“The vehicle was parked all the way in front there. The little girl was coming across at the same time and he was coming with speed and hit the girl from all the way there, she ended up a distance away.”

HARRY ARZU

“So you’re telling me that the young lady was crossing the street at the same time ….”

EYEWITNESS

“He was coming from over there with a ball of speed. The crazy braking that he was trying to do the vehicle ended up all the way there.”

HARRY ARZU

“The body was taken to the Southern Regional Hospital Morgue where it awaits a post mortem examination.”