Corozal Fire Chief dies in traffic accident

Posted: June 3, 2016. 7:52 p.m. CST.

By Dalila Ical:A late morning traffic accident today claimed the life of 33-year-old Meshac Henry, Fire Chief at the Corozal Fire Department. FTA 01

Henry was driving his Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle when he collided into a dump truck and died immediately.

According to police, at around 11:30 a.m a white Ford dump truck, driven by Jose Gregory Williams, 64, of Altamira Area was headed from Seventh Avenue from a north to south direction. Henry was driving his motorcycle from a west to east direction and upon reaching the junction of Seventh Avenue and 10th Avenue; he collided into the right wheel of the truck and went under.

Henry sustained severe head and body injuries and landed about thirty feet away from his motorcycle.

Williams has been served with a notice of intended prosecution and may face as many as four charges following investigations. Authorities say a post mortem on Henry was conducted this afternoon.

Of note is that Henry was travelling without a helmet.  Henry was also a member of the traffic management board in Corozal.

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One Response to Corozal Fire Chief dies in traffic accident

  1. ophelia garbutt Reply

    June 3, 2016 at 8:36 pm

    one ok fine he was without helmet so the impact to his body is unstopable but 2 its not the first time other problems are caused by these garbage trucks back in the dAYS THESE GUYS COME OUT FROM 3 AM 4 MAx TO PICKUP THE GARBAGE and stay out of the way by after 6 am,so town can continue the day going ,but now a days big lunch time and these dump trucks are passing in town beside restaurants picking up garbage and getting in the way of sorry for this to be said till now but hopefully not in vain.

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