Minor survives hit and run accident on Phillip Goldson Highway Print E-mail
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Thursday, 07 December 2017 00:00

On Thursday, November 30, 2017 at about 5:40 p.m., police officers visited the KHMH where they observed 11-year-old Emmett Burgess, a student of a Belize City address, suffering from multiple injuries over the body.

Initial investigation revealed that while Burgess was crossing the Phillip Goldson Highway near the DK Supermarket to meet his grandmother, he was hit by an oncoming vehicle. A driver had signaled for Burgess to cross but an overtaking vehicle hit him. That vehicle was being driven by 29-year-old Ralph Burns, a Belizean businessman of a Lord’s Bank address.

Burgess is listed in a stable condition. He has a broken left arm, and face and head injuries. An NIP was issued to Burns. Police investigation continues.