Monday, July 13th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Acting on information received on July 12th, 2015, just after 5:00 p.m. Belmopan Police responded to a traffic accident in Camalote Village.
At the scene, Police spoke to Odin Herrarte, 22 year old Belizean truck driver of #46 Venezuela Street, Belmopan who is believed to be the person responsible for the accident.
The investigation shows that Herrarte was driving through Camalote and upon reaching miles 51 and 52, a male person who was later identified as 68 year old Miguel Cho, retiree of Young Gial Road, Teakettle Village, swerved left onto the highway resulting into the collision.
It is reported that Cho was riding a blue beach cruiser bicycle when he got hit. Cho died on impact and his body was transported to Belmopan Regional Hospital Morgue. The truck was seen with damages to its right front portion.
A Notice of Intended Prosecution has been served to Odin Herrrarte while the file is being sent for legal advice.
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