fbpx
Fair conditions to prevail for the next couple days
August 15, 2015
Belize Territorial Volunteers set out to Sarstoon Island on Sunday with the support of the Church
August 16, 2015

Two dead and three injured in Friday evening accident

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Posted: Saturday, August 15, 2015. 11:12 pm CST.

fatal_accident

Saturday 15th August 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Police confirmed that five persons were injured, two fatally, in a traffic accident that occurred on Friday evening around 5:30 P.M. near Mile 7 1/2 on the Philip Goldson Highway.

According to Eastern Division (Rural) Commander Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster, two vehicles were overtaking the line of traffic; one of them, a white Mercedes traveling to Ladyville, was unsuccessful and collided with a white pick-up truck going in the opposite direction towards Belize City. Two out of three persons traveling in the pick-up truck died on the scene. The driver and the four passengers traveling in the Mercedes were taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The commander confirmed when asked, whether speeding was a major problem in the area, that in recognition of that the Department will place a dedicated highway patrol between Haulover Bridge at Mile 5 and the entrance to the Burrell Boom-Hattieville road in an attempt to reduce speeding and reckless driving. The area has seen scores of fatalities and injured persons in the last few years. Investigations continue.

Comments

 

Аdvеrtіѕе wіth thе most visited news site in Веlіzе ~ Wе оffеr fullу сuѕtоmіzаblе аnd flехіblе dіgіtаl mаrkеtіng расkаgеѕ. Yоur соntеnt іѕ dеlіvеrеd іnѕtаntlу tо thоuѕаndѕ оf uѕеrѕ іn Веlіzе аnd аbrоаd! Соntасt uѕ аt [email protected] оr саll uѕ аt 501-601-0315.

 

© 2015, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

  • Galen University
  • larry waight
  • Galen University