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Experienced Trucker Loses Life in Mishap on Hummingbird Highway

There was loss of life on the Hummingbird Highway this morning. Around six a.m., a terrible accident left one person dead and three others injured. Winston Dawson along with his [...]

Belize Makes Strides in Road Safety

The Belize Road Safety Project was established in 2013 in direct response to increasing numbers of fatal traffic accidents across the country. The near-fifty-mile stretch between the entrance to Belize [...]

Fatalities Cut in Road Traffic Accidents on George Price Highway

But how is Belize doing in terms of reducing the incidence of road traffic accidents and their causes? There are still far too many reported, with many fatalities. But according [...]

A Speed Bump for Crooked Tree Junction Could Save Lives

On Monday you heard about the fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of twenty-year-old Alma Flowers on the Philip Goldson Highway at the entrance to Crooked Tree Village. She [...]

Charges for Hit & Run Mechanic, But Why Did Police Manhandle Victim?

Three weeks ago Blackman Eddy resident Obed Mojano knocked down and killed Seine Bight resident Dorla Flores. The thirty-nine-year-old cook was struck along with forty-four year old Lavern Arzu and [...]

RTA takes life of UB student Alma Flowers

A traffic accident over the weekend at the Crooked Tree Junction at mile thirty-one on the Phillip Goldson Highway claimed the life of twenty-year-old UB student Alma Flowers.  Flowers was [...]

Toddler Hannah Hochstetler Run Over by Dad’s SUV

Two persons lost their lives in separate road traffic accidents on Thursday. Perhaps the more heart-wrenching of the two occurred just after four p.m. on the Iguana Creek Road in [...]

Cop Killed after Losing Control of Motorbike in Camalote

There was another fatal accident overnight in the west. Sometime after nine p.m. on Thursday night, Police Constable Edgar Coh, who is attached to Roaring Creek Police Station, was on [...]

Family of 4 in Hospital after Accident on Hummingbird

A family of four is admitted to the Southern Regional Hospital in Dangriga in stable condition following a traffic mishap. Forty-seven-year-old Benjamin Paul, an American national, was driving a black [...]

Teenager Struck Down in Orange Walk by Hit-and-Run Driver

A teenager remains in a coma tonight after she was knocked down in Orange Walk sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. Sixteen-year-old Monique Morey was out partying with a [...]

Family of Accident Victim Seeks Assistance for Medical Bills

The teenager remains hospitalized in a critical condition. She has swelling on the brain and remains in coma after she was left for dead.  The family says that they don’t [...]

Minivan Driver Crashes into Rail on Chetumal Street Bridge

There were several traffic accidents over the weekend. The Chetumal Street Bridge opened for traffic over two years ago and it took some four point five million dollars to do [...]

Van and Motorcycle Meet, Cyclist Injured at Boom Junction

A road traffic accident at the Burrell Boom Junction on Saturday night has left one man hospitalized. Around ten-thirty that night, police responded and upon arrival, saw an extensively damaged [...]

Seine Bight Cook Killed in Road Accident

An accident early this morning claimed the life of thirty-nine-year-old Dorla Flores, a cook of Seine Bight village, Stann Creek District. According to police nineteen year old Obed Mojano of [...]

Manslaughter Charges for Alleged Drunken Driver in Cowpen Accident

On Tuesday, police formally arrested and charged forty-eight-year-old Ernesto Cadle for manslaughter by negligence and causing the death by careless conduct of sixty-two-year-old Benedicto Mendez. The Belizean taxi driver of [...]

Police Officer Avoids Injury, But Friend is Slain in San Victor Road Accident

There were a number of traffic mishaps over the week; two which were fatal. Up north, Corozal police continue to investigate a traffic fatality on the San Victor Road.  The [...]

More Traffic Mishaps: U.S. Citizen is Killed in Towhead Collision

The other fatal RTA occurred on Saturday afternoon in Stann Creek. Police arrived on the scene near the junction to the Bocawina National Park in Silk Grass where they saw [...]

Rene Gutierrez Suffers Fatal Knockdown on Philip Goldson Highway

Police continue to investigate a fatal road traffic accident in Belize City. Thirty-seven-year-old Anthony Humes was driving a Wingle pick-up truck into Belize City from Ladyville on Sunday morning around [...]

Motorbikes clash and crash at Airport Road junction

Two persons were injured following the collision of two motorcycles on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Just after five p.m. on Monday, police were called out between miles eight and nine [...]

Charged Elvin Penner “sorry” he didn’t see cyclist coming

Former Minister Elvin Penner is home tonight on bail; this afternoon he was arraigned for manslaughter by negligence of Kenrick Myvette, a motorist who was killed on Friday night. Penner [...]

Dorian Pakeman Back on the Job, But Warned to be Careful

Press Office Director Dorian Pakeman is back on the job, after being suspended in the wake of a fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of Gardenia resident Dean Dawson [...]

Fourth death of weekend a traffic mishap; police were not ‘chasing’ Fabiola Velasquez

Still in the west, twenty-six-year-old Fabiola Velasquez lost her life in a traffic mishap in the early hours of Sunday morning while riding a motorcycle along the Valley of Peace [...]

Police admit sloppiness in processing crime scene but family allege cover-up

Another charge made by the family, believing that foul play may have been involved in the death of their loved one, is that the officers left behind evidence of an [...]

Stann Creek Teacher, P.G. Student Die In Traffic Mishaps

Twenty-six-year-old Naomi Abigail Taylor, a primary school teacher of Dangriga, lost her life on Thursday evening while riding a bicycle on Ecumenical Drive.  Taylor was heading to her mother’s house [...]

O.W. Accident Victim Tells News Five He’s Lucky to be Alive

An Orange Walk man says he is lucky to be alive tonight following a traffic accident on the Yo Creek Road on Saturday afternoon. Thirty-six year old Einer Toloza of [...]