In the south, 26 year old Carlos Larios was killed on the Hummingbird Highway. The head of the national crimes investigation branch says Larios was crossing the highway when a Silverado pickup knocked him down.
ACP Joseph Myvett, Head of National Crimes: “Belmopan Police responded to information of a fatal traffic accident around mile 25 on the Hummingbird Highway. Upon their arrival, they met with one Henrich Froze who reported to them that he was traveling in his Silverado pickup in a northerly direction when he knocked down a male person later identified as Carlos Larios a 26-year-old who attempted to cross the highway. As a result Mr.Froze was detained and samples were taken from him and he was served with a notice of intended prosecution pending the outcome of the investigation. It is evident from the scene that the pedestrian was knocked down whilst almost in the middle of road crossing.”