General / Weekend News

Three policemen injured in RTA

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor

Three policemen suffered varying degrees of injuries after the vehicle they were on duty in overturned several times on the George Price highway on Saturday.

Reliable reports are that the three policemen, police constables Mark Rodriguez, Kenroy Pandy and Nadir Mendoza were conducting a mobile patrol in Teakettle village, Cayo at around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday when they received a radio call for back-up services in Roaring Creek village.

The policemen were responding to the call when as they reached in front of the Roaring Creek police station, a green Toyota car stopped suddenly in front of them. PC Rodriguez who was driving the police vehicle,swerved to avoid hitting the car but instead, the vehicle flipped several times.

Rodriguez, Pandy, and Mendoza suffered varying degrees of injury to their upper bodies and are being treated at the Western Regional Hospital.

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