Seven-Year-Old Dies in Road Accident; Speeding Suspected

Seven-Year-Old Dies in Road Accident; Speeding Suspected

A seven-year-old boy is dead following a road traffic incident in the rural Belize district over the weekend. On Sunday night, Michael Swift was driving along with his family along the old Northern Highway when the vehicle overturned. All of the vehicle’s occupants were injured to varying degrees and Michael Swift junior, died from his injuries. Assistant Commissioner of Police Hilberto Romero says that speeding may have been a factor. 

Romero says that a sample was taken from Swift to determine his blood alcohol level at the time of the accident.

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