Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017. 7:56 pm CST./>
By BBN Staff: A 7-year-old Dangriga student is dead after she was knocked down while trying to cross the road.
Shortly after 11:00 a.m. today Janey Bailey and her grandmother, Jacklyn Jacobs, 47, had just exited a passenger bus between miles 3 and 4 of the Stann Creek Valley road.
However, while trying to cross the road, Bailey was hit by a small Toyota pick-up truck at the time driven by Fernando Elvarenga, 46.
Bailey was transported to the Southern Regional Hospital where she was listed in a coma after receiving serious head injuries.
Bailey died while being transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) for further medical attention.
An notice of intended prosecution was served to Elvarenga and his vehicle was impounded.
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