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Man Loses Life in Santa Elena RTA

One man is dead following a road traffic accident involving a taxi and a motorcycle on Saturday evening in Santa Elena Town. Twenty-seven-year-old Jorge Cocom was driving the taxi, while [...]

Orange Walk Father Dies in Wednesday Morning RTA

A resident of Orange Walk Town lost his life in a road traffic accident this morning. Reports are that forty-year-old Carlos Vargas lost control of his red Honda Accord while [...]

Less Than a Week after Opening, Accident on the New Haulover Bridge

The spanking new Haulover Bridge was opened to vehicular traffic less than a week ago – four days to be exact, and already it has seen its first traffic accident. [...]

Man Charged for Manslaughter After Driving Drunk

Last night, we reported on the tragic passing of Kenrick Castillo, a forty-six-year-old Dangriga resident who died after a vehicle crashed into his home where he slept, causing the building [...]

Vehicle Crashes Into Home and Kills Dangriga Man

A forty-six-year-old Dangriga resident is dead after an SUV crashed into his home. Kenrick Castillo was inside his home on Wednesday night when tragedy struck. A black Jeep with two [...]

RTA Claims Life of Husband and Father in Cristo Rey Village

Three persons lost their lives over the long weekend as a result of separate road traffic accidents. We begin our coverage of these unfortunate incidents with the death of forty-year-old [...]

Weekend RTA Claims Life of Woman in Cotton Tree Village

On Saturday night, another person lost her life in a road traffic accident. According to police, forty-eight-year-old Ana Rivera was inside a Lincoln Navigator with fifty-one-year-old Joshua Aguilar, heading to [...]

Franks Eddy Villager Loses Life in Hummingbird Highway RTA

The third fatal road traffic accident over the weekend happened on the Hummingbird Highway, at mile fifty-three. On Sunday morning, Franks Eddy Village residents, thirty-one-year-old Elifar Vasquez and thirty-eight-year-old Moises [...]

Breathalyzers and Speed Guns to Combat RTAs, says ComPol

Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, also weighed in on the frequency of road traffic accidents that have led to multiple deaths. He says that his senior command has met to [...]

Three Perish in Traffic Accident in San Estevan

Three men perished in a road traffic accident on Wednesday night in the Orange Walk District. The mishap occurred near the San Estevan roundabout near mile twenty-nine. The victims are [...]

Another Orange Walk Accident Claims A Life

Meanwhile, a second fatal traffic accident in Trinidad Village earlier on Wednesday has claimed another life. The incident happened in Trinidad Village and the victim, was fifty-three-year-old Terencio Cal from [...]

Elderly Man Knocked Down in Corozal Town

A family from Corozal Town is hoping for the best for their elderly loved one who was knocked down on Thursday afternoon in that municipality. Ninety-three-year old Robert Carter is [...]

Family Wants Person Who Knocked Down Pedestrian to Help

Another of Carter’s sons, Eddie, says that it is unfortunate that the person who knocked down his father is a close friend of the family. Eddie Carter told News Five [...]

Another Highway Fatality, Three Days Into The Year

Today, at least one life was claimed in a fatal road traffic accident that occurred on mile twenty-two of the George Price highway. Around one p.m., a driver was traveling [...]

NDACC Says “Make Driving Safely Your New Year’s Resolution.”

The National Drug Abuse Control Council, alongside the Ministry of Health and Wellness, is furthering their mission of making the roads of Belize a safer place. With the New Year [...]

Police Charge Driver Involved in Multiple Traffic Fatality

Last Thursday, News Five brought you the tragic story of a fatal road traffic accident the night before that claimed the lives of four work colleagues who were heading home [...]

N.C.F.C Calls for Heightened Road Traffic Awareness

The two traffic fatalities that claimed the lives of eight construction workers since Saturday night have prompted the National Commission for Families and Children to revisit what it believes is [...]

Another Multiple Traffic Fatality in Four Days

Only last evening News Five brought you the dos and don’ts for road traffic safety. Before the story even aired, shortly after six ‘clock, news broke that there was another [...]

Road Safety and Why It Matters

Road traffic accidents are among the leading causes of deaths in Belize each year. Several lives were lost recently due to road traffic mishaps in different parts of the country. [...]

Traffic Accident on Hummingbird Highway Leaves Multiple Casualties

Four men were killed in a traffic accident on Saturday night and five others sustained varying degrees of injury when the pick-up truck they were traveling in overturned shortly after [...]

Police Can’t Confirm If Speeding Was Involved in Fatal Accident

As we reported, five persons are left wounded as a result of Saturday night’s traffic accident. The incident claimed the life of contractor, Sherwin Garbutt and three of his workmen, [...]

Dangriga Man is Knocked Down and Killed on 19th Morning

A cyclist in Dangriga lost his life over the Garifuna Settlement Day weekend when he was knocked down and killed by the driver of a sports utility vehicle on Sunday.  [...]

Teenager Killed in RTA in Belize City

There was a fatal road traffic accident on the Philip Goldson Highway in front of New Horizon Apartments on Tuesday evening. It is believed that a motorcyclist who was travelling [...]

RTA Claims Life of San Ignacio Carpenter

A San Ignacio resident is dead following a traffic accident in Belmopan. On Friday, thirty-year-old Esvin Damian drove from San Ignacio to Belmopan to conduct a business transaction for his [...]

Drunken Drivers Destroying City Property Weekly

Last night, we told you that a taxi operator was arrested in connection with the destruction of the Phillip Goldson bust on Saturday morning.  Thirty-four-year-old Mervin Domingo was charged for [...]