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Two persons confirmed dead in accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor

Police, a few minutes ago, confirmed that two persons have died as a result of a traffic accident at Mile 4 on the George Price Highway an hour ago.

The deceased are Samantha Castillo, 30, of 81 Bella Vista area, Belize City and one year-old toddler, Deanna Castillo. Both were travelling in a Hyundai Element, along with Martha Vazquez and another female child. That child and Vasquez are receiving medical attention at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH).

The injured child, not yet named, is said to have suffered two broken legs.

US Diplomat, Justin Guidry, who was driving a Ford 150 pickup truck, is also receiving medical attention at the KHMH.

Police say both vehicles were travelling in opposite direction when they crashed into each other.

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