A minor bus accident occurred around 3:30 this afternoon on the Northern Highway. According to reports the incident occurred in the vicinity of Caribbean Tires when a Chell’s Bus heading towards Belize City hit a Sarteneja Bus coming into Orange Walk.
The Chell’s Bus received most of the damage and the driver was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital as he sustained minor injuries. After being treated for the injuries the driver of the bus was detained by Orange Walk Police as it is believed he was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.
None of the passengers reported any injuries; the matter is still being investigated by police