San Joaquin Resident Severely Injured In Traffic Accident
The incident happened just before entering the Village of San Pablo.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Farid Pook, a laborer of San Joaquin Village, and was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital.
Pook was traveling from Orange Walk to Corozal when his rear right tire experienced a blowout causing him to loose control of the vehicle which overturned several times before landing on the right hand side of the highway.
We understand that Pook, who sustained several bodily injuries, was flung out of the vehicle.