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Nov 14, 2022

Ex-policeman Falls Out of Truck in Traffic Mishap

Gerald Jones

A former police officer was the victim of a road traffic accident this weekend after he fell out of a vehicle near Blackman Eddy Village. Thirty-nine-year-old Desmond Gordon was transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in an unconscious state after reported falling from the pan of a pickup truck.  He received serious head and body injuries and remains in a critical condition.


Supt. Gerald Jones, Deputy, H.N.C.I.B.

“On Sunday, November 13th, 2022, about 10:45 p.m., police visited the Western Regional Hospital Emergency Room where one Desmond Patrick Gordon, age thirty-nine, Belizean ex-police officer of Blackman Eddy was seen with cut wounds to the forehead, on top of the head, to the right side of the left eye and abrasions to both knees.  He was listed in an unconscious state, was bleeding heavily and he was later rushed to the KHMH where he is listed in a critical condition.  A police investigation continues into this matter.  We received information that he was behind a truck when he fell out of the truck and he hit the pavement on the highway, causing the said injuries to his body.”

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