Monday, May 18th, 2015. BMG: Paramedics and police officials were immediately dispatched to an area between miles 13 and 14 on the Philip Goldson Highway, yesterday evening where a traffic mishap occurred.
Upon arrival authorities observed a grey Toyota pickup truck on the left hand side of the highway overturned.
Further checks led police to 23-year-old Elsyrth Hendy, 34-year-old Roy Cox, 23-year-old Marshal Nunez, 43-year-old George James all of Belize City, who complained of pain in different parts of their bodies and Aaron Jones, bleeding from his head and complaining of severe pain.
Initial investigation revealed that about 5:10p.m., 36-year-old Cedric Avilez was driving the pickup travelling towards Belize City and upon reaching at the location the vehicle suffered a blowout causing him to lose control and overturn.
All other persons with the exception of the driver were travelling in the back of the pickup at the time of the accident. Police investigations continue.
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