A road traffic accident which occurred in the wee hours of Sunday morning near Camp one in the village of Shipyard here in Orange Walk District, has resulted in the death of one man from August Pine Ridge Village. At about 3:30 yesterday morning, twenty five year old Alvin Reneau was driving a white Dodge caravan from Guinea Grass Village towards Shipyard when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle and collided into a tree.
At the time, Reneau was accompanied by nineteen year old Silvan Mencias and four other individuals. As a result of the collision, Mencias who was seated at the passenger’s side of the vehicle, sustained injuries to the head. He was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The other four persons sustained only minor injuries and were also treated at the NRH and later released.
Police investigations into the matter continue.