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Vigil Continues for Hit and Run Victim Cristian “Swanka” Charles

It’s been four days since twenty-six-year-old Christian Charles was knocked down and left for dead near the Burrell Boom Bridge in rural Belize District. Swanka, as he is affectionately known, [...]

Rural Area Man Struck by Vehicle

Twenty-six-year-old Christian Charles is clinging to life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was knocked down and left for dead in a case of hit and run. Swanka, [...]

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Motorbike Crashes

There was also death and injury on the highways and by-ways, in both instances involving motorbikes. Truck driver forty-six-year-old Endhir Guerra of Orange Walk Town was found dead and decomposing [...]

Belizean Woman Knocked Down Guatemalan Farmer on Southern Highway

There was a fatal road traffic accident in Toledo over the weekend. Just before midday on Saturday, forty-nine-year-old Guatemalan Jose Maas Cac was knocked down and killed in Bladen Village. [...]

Woman Killed in Traffic Collision Outside Capital

A fifty-eight-year-old woman from Las Flores, Belmopan, was killed in a road traffic accident on Wednesday night on the Stann Creek Valley Road. Police say that just before eight-thirty, they [...]

Melchor Trucker Gets Crushed under 18-wheeler at Border

Guatemalan trucker Marcus Fernando Zabaleto lost his life at the western border earlier today when an eighteen-wheeler ran him over.  According to police, they were called out to the cargo [...]

2 Dead in Red Bank Collision

Two men were killed in a road traffic accident on Sunday night. Around eight-fifteen p.m., James Andrews and Michael Martinez were behind the wheels in separate vehicles travelling in opposite [...]

O.W. Man Gets Run Over by Tractor

On Saturday around ten in the morning, a man lost his life in a fatal freak accident in northern Belize. Elio Grajalez was reportedly fixing a tractor that had mechanical [...]

Tankers Crash on Highway but PUMA Oil Still Coming In

A fuel crisis has been averted for now, even though a PDVSA tanker is in the harbour waiting to unload. It is claimed that government owes PDVSA, but that allegation [...]

Out West, Humble Artisan Perishes on Roadside

There was further loss of life over the weekend. In the west, forty-six-year-old Arcenio Itza was knocked down and killed in a hit and run on Saturday night. But his [...]

Retired Senior Citizen Killed in Fatal Collision on Boom Road

A BelAm retiree residing in Burrell Boom, Belize District, perished in a fatal traffic accident on Monday afternoon. Seventy-seven-year-old George Young was heading to Burrell Boom when he collided into [...]

Death Reported on Boom-Hattieville Road

This evening, there was loss of life on the Burrell Boom Circuit. The details we have gathered so far are that just before five p.m. today, a Toyota Rav-Four SUV [...]

The Tragic Loss of Sosphie Reyes in Teakettle

A two-year-old girl is dead after a relative driving a vehicle accidentally knocked her down on Saturday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Elba Cruz was driving up the street to another relative’s home [...]

Cane Farmer in San Narciso is Latest Traffic Accident Victim

A cane farmer was knocked down and killed in San Narciso Village around six-thirty on Thursday evening. Police say that thirty-five-year-old Gerardo Chable was driving his vehicle on the San [...]

Boy, 10, Survives Hit-and-Run in Belize City

Camera footage of a hit-and-run accident on Sunday evening, January twenty-first, is cause for concern for parents tonight. A ten-year-old boy was riding his bicycle across the intersection of Amara [...]

Winston Gordon Charged in Camalote RTA

Belmopan police have charged the driver involved in the collision death of Leonte Ampie of Unitedville, Cayo District last December. There was a collision at Mile fifty on the George [...]

A Deadly Crash in Roaring Creek; Francisco Polanco Perishes

Two friends were returning home on motorcycle when they were involved in a deadly collision with another motorcycle on the George Price Highway.  Francisco Polanco perished when he crashed into [...]

Unlicensed Minor Driver Charged in Pregnant Woman’s RTA Death

Police have arrested and charged a minor for killing twenty-eight-year-old Shakira Villanueva in a road traffic accident. The sixteen-year-old was driving a vehicle without a license when he knocked down [...]

Teenager Knocked Down and Killed in Burrell Boom

A nineteen-year-old truck driver was knocked down and killed this morning in Burrell Boom Village. Police say Kendell Goff was heading to work when a pickup truck hit him as [...]

Jerry David Charged with Accident Death; He Blames Blinding Lights

Police have arrested and charged Jerry O’hara David with manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct and driving without due care and attention for the fatal traffic accident that [...]

2 Dead in Separate Road Accidents in North; in a Third, Policeman Gravely Injured

There were two road traffic accidents in the north, which claimed one life. Around two-forty on Saturday afternoon, police responded to an RTA on the Xaibe-Patchakan Road in Corozal. According [...]

Another Death and Injury in Separate Accidents in South

There were two separate road traffic accidents in the south and one claimed the life of a fifty-two-year-old Pomona villager. Andres Philip Diego Senior perished after he was knocked down [...]

Traffic Blocking: Police Expand Eyes across Belize for New Year’s

The lengthy Christmas weekend was an exceptionally violent holiday across the country where a number of road traffic fatalities and homicides were recorded.  As a result of all those incidents, [...]

The Deadly George Price Highway Claims More Lives: Two in Cotton Tree

It has been another deadly holiday weekend countrywide. As many as seven persons lost their lives by misadventure; whether, murder or in road traffic accidents. We start with the most [...]

An Elder Labourer from Benque Border Area Killed in RTA

The Christmas season in Belize is regularly marked by traffic mishaps and this year has been no exception. Since Friday, no less than seven road traffic accidents have been reported countrywide, [...]