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Two Die in Separate RTAs

Over the weekend, two persons were killed on the highways. On Friday night, a woman lost her life in a traffic accident between miles fifty and fifty one on the [...]

Yani Cu: The Long Road to Recovery

Earlier in our newscast we showed you the protesters who were charged in the Benque Viejo Magistrate’s Court. The act for which they were charged was a cry for justice, [...]

Police Officer Charged After Knocking Down Pedestrian

A police officer was served with a notice of intended prosecution after he knocked down a man while driving a Government vehicle within city limits. Thirty-four year old police constable [...]

Motorist Perishes in Road Traffic Accident in Orange Walk District

There were two traffic accidents over the weekend, both of them in the Orange Walk district, and both of them resulting in fatalities. The first occurred on Friday at around [...]

53 Year-Old-Man Knocked Down Near Orange Walk Toll Booth

The second accident occurred on the Phillip Goldson Highway near the Orange Walk toll booth. Fifty-three year old mechanic Bernabe Roberts was riding his bicycle on the road when he [...]

RTA Victim Yanie Cu Receives Assistance

In August, Benque resident Yanie Cu was badly injured in a collision with a government vehicle being driven by Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura. In October, News Five ran [...]

Women and Child Knocked down on George Street

Often you hear about the irresponsibility of taxi drivers that operate ‘dollar vans’ in the Lake Independence area. Dangerously at times, the vans would stop in the middle of the [...]

Woman Hit by AG’s Vehicle Dies

Thirty-one year old Elisa Hunter, who was struck by a government vehicle as she crossed the George Price Highway, perished on Wednesday evening at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Hunter [...]

Victim’s Sister Awaits Promised Assistance from AG Elrington

Hunter, who is originally from Nicaragua, lived in Belize for the past nine years; she leaves behind a seven-year old child and two sisters and a brother. Her sister, Ersi, [...]

Elisa Hunter Remains Critical At the K.H.M.H.

Traffic accident victim, Elisia Hunter remains in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. This morning, she underwent surgery. Hunter was flung into the air on Tuesday morning when [...]

Minister’s Vehicle Hits Woman on George Price Highway

A thirty-one year old woman is tonight clinging to life at the K.H.M.H. after she was struck by a government vehicle. The accident happened at just after nine this morning [...]

Minister Says Accident was Unavoidable

Elisa Hunter was rushed to the K.H.M.H. and when we checked this afternoon, she was in surgery. We understand that she sustained head and body injuries, and from what is [...]

2 Die in Separate RTAs

There is more tragic news to report…both coming out of Rural Belize District. It includes a sudden death and a fatal traffic accident. Around two-thirty on Saturday morning, twenty-four year [...]

Segura Appears in Court on Thursday

Assistant Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura, on interdiction for the manslaughter of Yolanda Valencia, was arraigned on a string of traffic-related offences, including driving with alcohol concentration above prescribed limit, [...]

Another Accident on the George Price Highway

There have been extensive reconstruction works on the George Price highway, indisputably the most dangerous roadway which can claim the most fatalities from road traffic accidents. This morning at around seven-thirty [...]

San Ignacio Man Dies in Fatal Traffic Accident

A Guatemalan national was today arraigned for the death of a Santa Elena resident who was killed following a traffic accident on Tuesday. Eighty-three-year- old Oscar Perez Senior, a resident [...]

Man Crushed by Flatbed During Orange Walk Carnival

The Carnival Road March in Orange Walk on Sunday was attended by persons from across the country, but the event was not without incident. Around five p.m., a Belize City [...]

Road Traffic Accident in the South Claims Life of Police Constable

Twenty-nine-year-old police constable Marvin Sedassey was killed this morning in a fatal road traffic accident in the Toledo District.  Sedassey’s extensively damaged Ford Escort slammed violently into a freight truck [...]

Chief Magistrate Suspends Phillip Gallaty from Driving Following Traffic Accident

In March of this year, fifty eight year-old businessman Phillip Gallaty was accused of reversing his double cab white Toyota Hilux Pickup truck into the front bumper of the vehicle [...]

2 Perish In Deadly Car Collision Near Belmopan

A minor and a woman perished on Friday night at about nine o’clock in a traffic accident on a dangerous stretch of the George Price Highway. The two victims are [...]

Accident On Phillip Goldson Highway Leaves Loggers Critically Injured

An accident occurred on Thursday night between Miles thirty-four and thirty five in an area known as Rhaburn Ridge on the Philip Goldson Highway. A vehicle, a small Audi, collided [...]

Another Video Surfaces Showing Segura’s Immediate Response to Fatal RTA

On Saturday, there was a terrible road traffic accident near Succotz on the George Price Highway. Two vehicles were involved, one a small taxi and the other a Nissan SUV. [...]

Road Safety Program Revisited One Year Later

This morning, stakeholders across the transportation industry, as well as the public service, converged on the Biltmore to evaluate the National Road Safety Program one year later.  While the focus [...]

Government Officials Comment on Segura’s Traffic Mishap

The Road Safety Annual Review, ironically, comes on the heels of one of the most high profile cases involving drunk driving in recent memory.  The fatal road traffic accident on [...]

The Fate of Career Police Officer Miguel Segura As Deputy ComPol Uncertain

In the aftermath of Saturday’s fatal road traffic accident involving Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura, there has been uproar, particularly by residents of Succotz Village who are either family [...]