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Boat Accident #358016
11/15/09 11:40 PM
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Very sad event this evening...

http://sanpedrosun.blogspot.com/2009/11/accident-at-sea-claims-1-life.html

Accident at sea claims 1 life...

Reports are that at approximately 7:30pm, November 15, 2009, two vessels collided at sea in the White Sands Cove area, North Ambergris Caye. The boats involved were those of Sueño Del Mar and Coastal Xpress Water Taxi. Police have confirmed that 1 person has died and another has been critically injured. All other persons involved also sustained various injuries and are being treated.


Re: Boat Accident [Re: SnoopysMom] #358020
11/16/09 12:23 AM
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Been hearing about this all night and was hoping it was not true. Terrible.

Re: Boat Accident [Re: SnoopysMom] #358021
11/16/09 12:58 AM
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I viewed the pics. of the boat(s).....hard to believe that a person died, and another is in rough shape...very tragic. Am keen to find out the details of this accident, when they become available.


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Re: Boat Accident [Re: samba para ti] #358027
11/16/09 08:05 AM
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This is truly a tragic event. Our sympathies and prayers to all involved.

Re: Boat Accident [Re: Amanda Syme] #358028
11/16/09 08:15 AM
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Heartbreaking.

Re: Boat Accident [Re: Diane Campbell] #358038
11/16/09 09:41 AM
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A deadly night collision between the skiffs of Coastal Xpress Water Taxi and that of Sueño Del Mar's skiff has resulted in the death of one Ceasar Scott, two month employee of Sueño del Mar resort in North Ambergris Caye; this is according to unofficial police reports. At around 7:30p.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2009, one of the skiffs of the water taxi collided with that of Sueño del Mar's skiff, both carrying an undisclosed number of passengers. Police have confirmed the death on one person, being Ceasar Scott, and the serious injury of at least two other passengers. Others did sustain multiple injuries but which were treated but not classified as serious. Police are investigating the accident and are looking to see if they will file charges to either parties involved in the collision. Ambergris Today will keep its readers informed as updates reach our offices.

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Re: Boat Accident [Re: Marty] #358046
11/16/09 10:37 AM
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THIS IS SO SAD ..A LIFE LOST THIS WAY ..REST IN PEACE ..

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11/16/09 10:52 AM
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A lot of these boats have no running lights and are traveling at a high rate of speed. I am sorry to hear of this tragic accident and trust this will lead to some improvements in both boat operation and lighting. Might even be worth it to put some buoys out there to separate north bound from south bound traffic (at least when it's dark) and requirement to put on some kind of light in addition to running lights when traveling other than parallel to the coast line. Again, I am very sorry for this tragedy and hope we can all learn something from it.


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Re: Boat Accident [Re: CaptOneIron] #358051
11/16/09 11:01 AM
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It's my understanding that the Ambergris Caye Emergency Rescue (ACER) Team wasn't called. We have a member that lives about 1/2 mile away with life support equipment on board, that could have responded, along with others in the area that could also respond.

If we aren't notified, we can't help...

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Re: Boat Accident [Re: CaptOneIron] #358054
11/16/09 11:06 AM
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It has not been confirmed if running lights were not in use. It has not been confirmed that the boats were running at high speed. Best to wait until the facts come out before jumping to conclusions.

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