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BREAKING NEWS

Posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014. 8:34 am CST.

BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Saturday, August 16, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A fatal road traffic accident this morning on the George Price Highway has claimed the life of a woman.  The crash happened around 6 am in the village of San Jose Succotz.

Yolanda Valencia

Yolanda Valencia

Preliminary information received say that a Pathfinder and a taxi cab collided near Mile 72 on the George Price Highway – also referred to as the Benque Road – resulting in fatal injuries to the woman, whose name has not yet been confirmed.

Accident scene

Accident scene

Sources say that the Pathfinder was being driven at the time of the crash by a senior police officer who lives in Benque Viejo del Carmen town.

 

UPDATE: 9:15 am – The victim of this morning’s fatal road traffic accident has been identified as Yolanda Valencia, a resident of San Jose Succotz village, Cayo.

 

UPDATE: 10:55 am – According to reports received, the driver of the taxi that was involved in this morning’s traffic accident is hospitalized in a serious condition.

We are trying to confirm his name.

Traffic accident

Traffic accident

UPDATE: Investigations continue to try and determine what led to this morning’s fatal traffic accident at mile 71 on the George Price Highway.  55 year old Yolanda Vargas died inside a taxi cab.

A cell phone video surface this afternoon which shows Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura outside the driver’s side of the Pathfinder which was also involved in the accident.

httpv://youtu.be/6ra_PPeLyLc

 

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Comments

5 Comments

  1. Kimmy flowers says:

    Crazy how things happy I love my aunt so much and it sucks how someone can just take someone else life

  2. Mike cocom says:

    Its so sad that in just an eye blink life is taken away, may her soul rest in peace. Mrs. Yolanda Valencia

  3. seleny says:

    Queremos justisa porque no puede ser que esa muerte se quede impune. no se vale que nadien ni aunque sea policia le quite la vida a nadien. no permitamos que esto pase.el deve de pagar con carsel. pk la vida Solo Dios la puede quitar. y que pasa con el otro muchaco se devate entre la vida y la muerte y nadien le esta dando ayuda……… que pasa que la policia en ves de cuidarnos nos esta mantando……. no puede ser queremos justicia??????????

  4. Mike cocom says:

    BELIZE. Lets be smart, this fockng police and all the other officers in tant accident should pay for this death, this focking police where drinking in duty hour? Miguel segura and who ever is the other this mother fockers should be in jail. The law is for all the same police and all citizens. Justice whould be made.

  5. jose says:

    I bet u all in the public that police will say that the taxi man was under le infulens to cover for that drunker Miguel all we want is justice for miss valenssia

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