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Father and his daughter dead after road accident in Southern Belize

A road traffic incident occurred in southern Belize and claimed the lives of two persons on Saturday. Toledo Correspondent Paul Mahung spoke to the driver who gave his account of what happened.

A road traffic incident occurred in southern Belize and claimed the lives of two persons on Saturday. Toledo Correspondent Paul Mahung spoke to the driver who gave his account of what happened.

Paul Mahung, Toledo Correspondent: Saturday morning’s fatal traffic incident on the Southern Highway claimed the life of two adult persons. The driver of the green in color Ford Ranger pickup, Jose Cal told Love News that he lost control of the vehicle. 

Jose Cal, Driver: “While reaching mile 71 and 72 approximately by Indian Creek I was driving a Ford Ranger pickup truck and I lost control. My father-in-law Mr.Pasqual Teul died on the spot and my wife Erlina Cal was transported by our family members but upon reaching Little Flowers she passed away. We were heading from Bella Vista to Columbia.”

Paul Mahung, Toledo Correspondent: The vehicle overturned?

Jose Cal, Driver:  “One flip, side flip.”

Paul Mahung, Toledo Correspondent: Cal’s wife 24-year-old Erlina Cal and father-in-law 48-year-old Pasqual Teul who were in the back of the vehicle suffered head injuries and were pronounced dead upon arrival at Punta Gorda hospital. The driver and four other family members including two adults and two children who were in the front section of the two door extended cab vehicle escaped injuries. The fatal traffic incident happened at about 6:30am as seven family members were travelling from Bella Vista to San Pedro Columbia Village in Toledo. Police investigation continues.