Elderly Man Hit in Traffic Incident

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Updated: April 18, 2017

On Holy Thursday night, 72-year-old Daniel Ramos was the victim of a road traffic accident on the Philip Goldson Highway. 66-year-old John Milton Tillett of Marigold Lane in Belize City reported to Police that he had left Ladyville, heading to Belize City when upon reaching between miles two and three he saw someone running across the Philip Goldson Highway. Tillett told Police he made every attempt to avoid hitting the person but he was unsuccessful. Ramos was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for treatment. He suffered abrasions to the knees and face as well as a broken right arm. Tillett has since been served with a notice of intended prosecution.