Belize City: Thursday, 20th December 2018
A traffic accident on the Southern highway on Tuesday around 3:30 in the afternoon has claimed the life of police constable Kenyon Pandy. Pandy was driving a vehicle from the direction of Punta Gorda when he lost control at the junction with San Antonio Road in the vicinity of the dump site.
The vehicle to overturn and flipped several times causing serious head and body injuries to Pandy. He was immediately rushed to the Southern Regional hospital where he died while he was undergoing treatment.
A woman police officer, Chyneque Zuniga and a 4 year old child who were also inside the vehicle at the time escaped with minor injuries.
Zuniga received injuries to her shoulder while the child’s lips were bruised and swollen
Pandy’s body now lies at the Punta Gorda Hospital morgue awaiting a post-mortem examination.