The Corozal Police report that around 7:40 PM on the night of Saturday, July 15th, they received information of a vehicle that overturned on the San Victor Road in the Corozal District.
The Police Officers visited an area between San Narcisco and San Victor Village where they observed a blue and silver 2 door Mazda pickup on the side of the road extensively damaged, and a white Ford Ranger overturned, also extensively damaged.
Investigation revealed that 24-year-old, Police Officer, Victor Noble, was driving the white Ford Ranger pickup when he began to experience mechanical problems.
Noble put on his hazard lights, came out of the vehicle, and pushed it to the side of the road along with the aid of the passenger who was travelling with him.
While parked on the side of the road, Noble began to make checks on his vehicle to try and find out what was wrong with it when the driver of a Mazda pickup traveling from San Victor lost control of his vehicle and ended up colliding into Noble’s Ford Ranger.
As a result, the passenger inside the Mazda pickup, later identified as 26-year-old, Carlos Carrias, of Bella Vista, Stann Creek was badly injured and had to be rushed to the Corozal Hospital for treatment.
Unfortunately, Carrias did not make it and succumbed to his injuries.