Fatal road accident involving taxi cab

Police in Corozal are investigating a fatal road accident involving a taxi cab, that claimed the life of a passenger. The deceased, 22 year old Martin Armstrong, was along with Alfred Massam and Benigno Loria in the cab of driver George Johnson travelling from Corozal Town to Consejo Village around 4pm on Friday. Upon reaching between miles 5 and 6, Johnson reportedly lost control of the vehicle which caused the Nissan pickup truck to overturn. Martin Armstrong was rushed to the Corozal Hospital, but died on arrival. Armstrong suffered head injuries, abrasions to the right leg and a puncture on the right side of his abdomen. The remainder of the cab’s passengers and the driver suffered injuries to various parts of their bodies. The vehicle, Police say, was extensively damaged.

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