Freight-liner causes power outage in Santa Elena

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Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2017. 4:48 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: Last night at around 6:00, Roberto Marcias, 47, an Orange Walk truck driver reported that while driving a freight-liner tractor truck on the La Loma Luz boulevard, he felt the container dislodge and the truck landed on the passenger side.

The driver was taken to the San Ignacio Community Hospital where he was treated and released.

Three Belize Electricity Ltd. (BEL) lamp-posts and a telephone pole were damaged in the accident.  BEL personnel responded to the scene trying to restore power to Santa Elena town.

Marcias was served with a Notice of Intended Prosecution. Police are investigating.

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