Man Dies on the Hummingbird in Hit and Run Incident

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Updated: October 31, 2016

A man was killed over the weekend on the Hummingbird Highway.  We join Fem Cruz for the details.

FEM CRUZ

“Belmopan Police continued their investigation into a hit and run traffic accident on the Hummingbird Highway that claimed the life of 50 year old Damion Anastacio Paredes a resident of San Ignacio Town. Inspector Santiago Pot second officer in command Belmopan branch updated us.”

SANTIAGO POTT

“On Saturday 29th October 2016 at about 1pm Belmopan police were called out to an area on the Hummingbird Highway between miles 46 and 47. Police came across the body of a Hispanic male person lying face down about ten feet on the right hand side of the highway when travelling towards Belmopan City. Investigations revealed that a resident of Belmopan was driving from the direction of Dangriga to Belmopan when he came across the body and informed the police. Later the body was identified to be that of Damion Paredes a 50 year old of San Ignacio Town. The police is appealing to the public that if they have any information in regards to his hit and run to call the police at number 669.7200 or 822.0102”