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After driver crashes into light post

On Thursday, December 15th, a section of northern Ambergris Caye experienced a power outage after a motorist crashed his vehicle into a light post. According to reports, two children were in the vehicle at the time of the accident, but only one of them received minor injuries to the face, while the driver was observed bleeding from the side of his face. After both the children and the driver were treated, he was detained by police, fined, and released.

According to unofficial reports of the accident, the driver was heading north of San Pedro Town with two children he had picked up from school. At some point, he was allegedly distracted and ran into the light post at a high speed. Following the incident, Belize Electricity Limited notified residents living in portions of North San Pedro from Boca Del Rio Bridge to Perla Del Caribe beach resort, including San Mateo subdivision, Playa Blanca, and Tranquillity Bay Resort that they would without power until at least 6PM as they worked to replace the damaged pole.

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