Truck driver charged for 2011 accident

Nearly four years ago, Wayne Williams was killed after crashing into a parked water truck on the George Price Highway.

Police have now formally laid charges against the driver, 41 year old Ervan Augustine of the Maxboro area of Sandhill, Belize District. Ervan Augustine is charged with manslaughter by negligence and causing death by careless conduct.

On December 6, 2011, Mr Augustine parked the vehicle on the right side of the highway between miles 28 and 29, but did not leave on any lights to indicate that it was there. Wayne Williams died after crashing into the parked vehicle.

Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer set bail at $5,000. Augustine returns to court on January 20, 2015.

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