Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014. 1:59 pm CST.
ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: Another fatal road traffic accident has been reported on the Phillip Goldson Highway. It happened around 2 o’clock this morning and claimed the life of Lennox Garbutt.
Reports are that upon hearing of his sister’s passing last night, Garbutt set out from Altamira, Corozal enroute to Belize City to meet up with his grieving family.
According to reports, when he reached between miles 6 and 7 on the Phillip Goldson Highway, Garbutt collided with another vehicle that was going in the opposite direction.
Two other persons are believed to have sustained injuries in the early morning crash.
Officer commanding the Ladyville police, Assistant Superintendent Christopher Noble says that in order to address the growing problem of road traffic accidents, stricter reinforcements will be set in place and highway patrols will be increased.
Garbutt reportedly died while receiving treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital around 6:30 am today.
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