Three car pile- up on highway

A three car pile-up occurred near mile 30 on the Phillip Goldson Highway Sunday evening at around 6pm, which sent several people to the hospital.

According to officer Commanding the Ladyville Police Station, Inspector Fredrick Gordon, the incident involved a grey car, a Mitsubishi, and a red Geo Tracker.

vlcsnap-2014-12-23-06h26m20s72vlcsnap-2014-12-23-06h26m26s137One eyewitness told the media that the red Geo Tracker and another vehicle were heading towards Belize City, when one of the cars tried to overtake the other, and that is when the collision occurred.

A minor is said to be among those injured, as she was thrown from one of the vehicles.

So far, Police say that statements have been recorded from each of the drivers. Biological Specimen was also taken from the driver of the Geo Tracker as Police believe that alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.

All drivers have been served with a notice of intended persecution as police continue their investigations.

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