Last Friday night, a family escaped fatal injuries after their vehicle plunged into a creek in St Margaret’s Village. Cayo Correspondent Fem Cruz has the details.
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: A family of four from Belize City said that they are lucky to be alive after the Toyota Tacoma pickup they were travelling in plunged into a creek in St.Margaret’s Village Hummingbird Highway. According to Sister Lilian Ramos sometime around 6:20 yesterday evening they were heading towards Placencia for a funeral when the unfortunate happened.
Lilian Ramos, Passenger: “Yes we were travelling to Placencia. We prayed before we left and unfortunately we got into an accident but God is great, thank God for saving our lives. We can’t do without God. Myself, my husband and my two children Michael Ramos, myself Lilyian Ramos my two children we were in the vehicle. I feel like he fell asleep because my daughter was shouting “Dad. Dad. Stop!” and he didn’t stop and we went right into the ditch with water but God is great. Someone was right behind us to our rescue and they rescued us out of the water. The first two they took out were my two children then myself and my husband was the last one they took out and they had to do CPR on him to get him back to normal. But thank God he’s okay and he’s in Belmopan hospital recovering.”