Customs Department employee killed in traffic accident

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Fatal traffic accident (Belize City)

Fatal traffic accident
(Belize City)

Thursday, May 29, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A mid-afternoon traffic accident today on the George Price Highway has claimed the life of one man.

The victim has been identified as Frank Robinson, an employee of the Customs Department.

The accident happened around 3 pm near mile 2 on the George Price Highway in Belize City.

According to reports, Robinson and a female employee of the Customs Department were west-bound in a DMax pickup truck when the incident happened.

Reports are that the pickup truck made a U-turn into the path of a dump truck that was following.

The impact crushed the driver’s side of the pickup truck and Robinson in the process.

He was later extracted from vehicle and did not survive the crash.

The female passenger was seriously injured and taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for medical attention.

She is now listed in stable condition.

Police investigations continue.

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One Response to Customs Department employee killed in traffic accident

  1. Vyonnie Pinks Garbutt Reply

    May 31, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Saddened by the loss of, as I used to call him, Mango! I feel so much for the family left behind. Hoping for peace and comfort for them.God needed an angel and he got a good one…may he rest in peace.

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