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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 [...]

Cayo Police Vehicle Rammed; Driver Charged

Earlier today, pictures surfaced on social media of a police pickup, extensively damaged to the rear and front portions. A late evening release by the department states that a police [...]

Motorcyclist Dies after Crashing into Sugar Trailers

A traffic accident on Thursday night claimed the life of thirty-three-year-old Rigoberto Coba of Guinea Grass, Orange Walk District.  It happened on the Corozal Cane Traffic Road near BELCOGEN. Coba, [...]

Drivers Charged for Traffic Violations in P.G.

Four drivers were convicted on April twenty-eighth, 2017, at the Punta Gorda Town Magistrate’s Court of offences under the transport laws. The cases were brought by Cesar Muschamp, Traffic Warden [...]

Orange Walk Baby Crushed in Traffic Accident

Three-year-old Lindsey Babb lost her life this morning during a horrifying traffic mishap in Orange Walk Town.  The toddler was being transported on a motorcycle driven by her father, thirty-three-year-old [...]

Toddler Dead in George Price Highway Accident

A baby was also killed in a fatal road traffic accident over the holiday weekend, this time the mishap took place on the George Price Highway near mile nine.  Seven-month-old [...]

Evening Accident on George Price; Elderly Man Knocked Down

There was a near fatal accident on the George Price Highway just before seven on Thursday night. An elderly man was hit by a 2008 Toyota Four-Runner driven at the [...]

Massive Accident Claims 2 Lives in Placencia

Three persons perished in traffic accidents over the weekend. An accident in the south has left two teenagers dead and several others injured. More than a dozen persons were traveling [...]

Police Mourn Toledo Woman Officer’s Tragic Traffic Death

There were three fatal road traffic accidents reported over the weekend, including one in the Toledo District which claimed the life of a Woman Police Constable.  Thirty-two-year-old Jennifer Hibberd was [...]

Friends Remember Rubia Briceño, Lost in Accident

The medical community, along with family and friends of Rubia Briceño, continues to mourn her untimely demise, following a fatal road traffic accident on Thursday afternoon.  The well-known physiotherapist was [...]

City Doctor Dies in Traffic Accident Down South

A fatal road traffic accident was reported sometime after one-thirty this afternoon near mile nine on the Stann Creek Valley Road.  Late this evening, police confirmed that the well-known physical [...]

Survivor in Fatal Accident Speaks to News Five

There was a fatal traffic accident just before midnight on Tuesday that claimed the life of twenty-one year old Kendra Mejia and injuring her brother, Hector Mejia and her seventeen [...]

Might Victims of Car Fire in Placencia Have Succumbed to Foul Play

Were the occupants of a vehicle that caught on fire on the Placencia Road on Wednesday morning the victim of foul play?  The Belize Police Department has launched an investigation [...]

Journalist Jose Sanchez Accused of Knocking Down Hattieville Bicyclist

There was a near-fatal road traffic accident this evening in Hattieville involving a male cyclist who was riding along the George Price Highway.  Sometime before six o’clock, a young man [...]

Fiery Accident on Placencia Road Leaves 2 Dead

At the crack of dawn this morning, a horrible accident occurred on the Placencia Road in the south. A speeding pick-up truck veered off the road and crashed into a [...]

Accused in Traffic Death of 6 Year-Old Unable to Make High Bail

Forty-three-year-old Albert Martinez of Western Paradise, Belize District is at the Central Prison this evening, unable to make a whopping twenty-thousand-dollar bail set for six traffic related offenses in the [...]

6 Year-Old Girl Struck Down in Accident

Tragedy struck on Sunday night in Belize City when a six-year-old girl was knocked down and killed sometime before seven o’clock. Ashanti Pollard and her mother Dawn Swasey were walking [...]

Preparing for the Street Art Festival 2017

The Institute of Creative Arts is asking the public to come and party with them for the seventh edition of the Street Art Festival. The event, which will be held [...]

Pickup Meets Motorcycle in Belmopan; Cyclist Loses Life

A motorist lost his life on Sunday night in Belmopan during a fatal road traffic accident.  Twenty-one-year-old Geovannie Reymundo, a resident of San Martin, was riding a black Meilun motorcycle, [...]

Motorcyclist’s Life Cut Short in an Instant in Orange Walk

Another motorcyclist perished in a traffic mishap over the weekend.  On Friday night, nineteen-year-old Jerry Martinez, a resident of Black Water Creek in Trial Farm, lost his life along the [...]