Monday, November 16, 2009

One Dead in Boat Collision at Night

Coastal Xpress' Tio John vessel with impact marks on the side

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. (Picture of Ceasar Scott)

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