By BBN Staff: A fatal road traffic accident in the Cayo District has claimed the life of one man.
According to police reports, just before 11 p.m. on Thursday night police visited mile 37 on the George Price Highway where they saw 57-year-old Juan Eulalio Chavin Vitzil of St. Matthew’s Village on the road side motionless.
He was observed with injuries to the head and body.
About 10 feet away from his body was a damaged bicycle.
Police investigations revealed that he was riding his bicycle on the road side when a vehicle travelling to Belize City hit him.
Unfortunately the driver of the vehicle did not stop to provide assistance.
Vitzil was transported to the Western Regional Hospital but succumbed to his injuries yesterday.
His body now lies at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital awaiting a post mortem examination.
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