Four people were injured in a road traffic accident near the FFB Stadium in Belmopan yesterday around 5:30pm. Cayo Correspondent Fem Cruz was on the scene and filed this report.
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: A traffic incident left two persons in a serious condition. Love News arrived at the scene some minutes later and spoke to a person that arrived on the scene first.
First Responder: “I was coming from Belmopan on the entrance to Belmopan. Basically I was going to Belize City, upon riding I noticed a Ford ranger, brown in color, was overtaking a vehicle and at the same time he was overtaking a vehicle he came upon an oncoming vehicle in the opposite direction. I guess due to the driver trying to avoid a head on collision which would have been even far worse he ran off of the road but when he ran off the road he went off a slope of the road and when he tried to regain control to get back on the road now that is when the vehicle started to flip. Two people who were in the back of the truck they were flung out of the truck and lucky the truck didn’t land on top of them it landed about five feet away from the two bodies upside down. When I came on the scene I noticed two bodies were on the ground motionless but at the first instance I checked to see if they were breathing and they were breathing which was good. There was a third individual who came out through the back glass of the vehicle who was moving but still shaken up, had a concussion on his head so I tried to tell him to relax himself and try to sit down because I didn’t know what the extent of his injuries were. The main thing was to make sure that the other two who were on the ground, who were barely moving they were still conscious and they were still breathing but all of that I didn’t realize that there was a fourth person who was the driver and I believe he fled the scene. I don’t know the purpose, I think everyone is family I’m not sure.”