Forecasters monitor 2 tropical disturbances in the Atlantic
August 25, 2022
Belize Forest Department needs an I.T. Specialist
August 25, 2022

Victim in Belmopan traffic accident on Wednesday is an American citizen

Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2022. 10:40 am CST.

Photo from live video by Deborah Ann Sewell

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Police reports confirmed that the man who died in the road accident on Wednesday in Belmopan was 48-year-old American citizen James Steven Savarda from California.

According to the police, Savarda lost control of his 2014 Audi SUV on the Hummingbird Highway between miles 47-48 in Belmopan running into a drain and smashing into the culvert in front of Bravo Motors. He was travelling towards the George Price Highway.

Police said they received news of the accident at approximately 4:45 pm and that the Emergency Response Technicians who arrived on the scene shortly afterward reported he had no pulse. Savarda was rushed to the Western Regional Hospital in Belmopan and was declared dead at 5:53 pm.

Savarda’s Audi entered the country on August 17 and was to leave by September 16. The vehicle which was insured upon entry to the country was extensively damaged in the accident.

The police reported that all properties were secured from the vehicle which was then taken to the Police National Training Academy in Belmopan.

Police said a postmortem examination was to be done on Savarda’s body.


Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtі[email protected]еаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-601-0315.


© 2022, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.

  • Galen University
  • larry waight
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa