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Clear the Land Crashes on George Price Highway

Earlier this afternoon, Belize Rural North Area Representative Edmond ‘Clear the Land’ Castro got into a road traffic accident along the George Price Highway.  News Five understands that the Minister [...]

Man Charged Three Years Later for Double Fatal RTA

An Orange Walk man has been charged for a double fatal RTA that happened over three years ago. According to police, Martin Ramos was arrested and charged with two counts [...]

Ricardo Oh Knocked Down and Killed on the Hummingbird Highway

Fifty-four-year-old Ricardo Oh lost his life on Christmas Eve while riding his bicycle near mile twenty-five on the Hummingbird Highway. At around six o’clock in the evening, Oh was hit [...]

Traffic Fatalities Spike in 2019

Aside from homicides, loss of lives due to traffic accidents was a main cause of death during the year. Tonight News Five’s Isani Cayetano revisits those horrible accidents, in which [...]

Belize City Man Dies in Traffic Accident in Santa Elena Town

A number of persons lost their lives in traffic fatalities. Twenty two year old Jaime Enrique Williams lost his life as a result of a traffic accident on Sunday night. [...]

One Dead in Bullet Tree Road Traffic Accident

A man tragically lost his life on Saturday morning after he was ran over on the Bullet Tree Road, Cayo. It was about twelve-forty when police in San Ignacio Town [...]

Dangriga Resident Loses Life on Stann Creek Valley Road

Dangriga resident, sixty year old Lydia Weller, was also a victim of a traffic accident on Friday afternoon on the Stann Creek Valley Road. That fatality happened at around three-thirty [...]

A truck laden with electrical poles overturns on the Hummingbird

There was also another traffic incident on the Hummingbird Highway. Around two thirty this afternoon, a truck transporting electrical poles overturned and ended belly up. The driver was reportedly trapped [...]

Fatal hit-and-run accident claims one life in the south

Two persons died in separate fatal accidents over the weekend. A man was killed in a hit-and-run on the Southern Highway on Saturday. The fatal accident happened near the Kendal [...]

San Narciso Villager Dies in Road Traffic Accident

In another traffic fatality, fifty-year-old Epifiano Chan lost his life on Sunday evening. The San Narciso Village resident was driving his pickup truck on the San Narciso/ San Victor Road [...]

Another Tourist Dies in Separate Road Traffic Accident

A red Ford van carrying a family of American tourists on Thursday afternoon flipped several times on the Philip Goldson Highway in the Orange Walk District. Seventy-seven-year-old Carolyn Moxley Gillis, [...]

Man Knocked Down and Killed on Southern Highway

A second fatal traffic accident was recorded on Thursday, this time in the south. Police were called out to Santa Cruz Village in the Stann Creek District where they saw [...]

More Highway Patrol to be Implemented

The number of deaths associated with recent road traffic accidents is alarming. Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that the police department will be working diligently to enforce highway laws [...]

Police Department to Give Edwardo Wade Official Funeral

Sixty-seven-year-old retired police officer Edwardo Wade was among the seven persons who perished in the horrific traffic accident on Wednesday afternoon. Wade was inside a red SUV which was being [...]

7 Persons Dead in Horrific Road Traffic Accident

It has been a deadly twenty-four hours on the country’s major thoroughfares where three separate road traffic accidents have claimed as many as nine lives.  Seven persons are confirmed dead [...]

A Ranchito Resident Dies in Hit & Run in San Joaquin Village

In San Joaquin Village in Corozal District less than three hours later, a fifty-three-year-old resident of Ranchito was knocked down and killed by a motorist who failed to stop and [...]

A Female Tourist Dies in Another RTA near Carmelita

Another tourist has died in another road traffic accident that happened around three thirty this afternoon in the outskirts of Carmelita Village in Orange Walk District. We understand that the [...]

Six Persons Perish in Massive Road Traffic Accident on GP Highway

A celebration of a son being recruited into the Belize Coast Guard has ended in tragedy for one Belmopan family and several others are mourning the loss of their loved [...]

Man Dies a Week after RTA in the West

A man was knocked off his motorcycle on November sixteenth and a week later he succumbs to his injuries. Police say that Adan Diaz was hospitalized ever since the road [...]

An Elderly Stevedore is Killed in Traffic Mishap Near Port

Road traffic accidents are a major cause of deaths on the roads and highways across the country so much so that the Police Department is now enforcing a number of [...]

American National charged for fatal RTA in Hopkins

The second accident was in the south, a Hopkins resident was knocked down and killed by a drunk driver on Friday night. Forty-year-old Steven Olivas was riding his bike in [...]

Driver in Fatal Accident to be Served with N.I.P.

Police say that the driver involved in the fatal accident that claimed the life of retired B.D.F soldier Myron Martinez is expected to be served with a notice of intended [...]

Retired B.D.F. Soldier Myron Martinez Succumbs After Weekend Collision

Retired Belize Defense Force soldier Myron Martinez passed away at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital this afternoon, following a road traffic accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway in the early [...]

One Man Injured in Accident on ‘S Curve’

Ernesto Lewis, better known as ‘Caddy’, was involved in a serious RTA on Tuesday night. His Nissan Altima car was totaled as an eighteen-wheeler crushed it at the Dead Man’s [...]

Myron Martinez Comatosed After Crashing Into House on a Trailer

A Ladyville resident is clinging to life at the K.H.M.H.  Myron Martinez was involved in an accident as he headed home on Saturday morning. He collided into a trailer transporting [...]