Rapper & B-Baller visiting Belize survive head-on collision: Duo continue to event after accident
Over in Belize, it seems as though some folks are not accustomed to how vehicles are driven in most of Caribbean… Popular American sports personality Kenyon “K-Mart” Martin and his galpal Trina: the Diamond Princess were heading for Belize City when their vehicle collided with another and two children were flung from the other vehicle, luckily still alive…
The green minivan ploughed into the front passenger side of this white excursion.Trina and Kenyon Martin were in the backseat of that excursion. Raymond Marin saw the accident unfold and was one of the first persons on the scene.
Raymond Marin, Witness
?As we were coming down from the airport trailing behind the vehicles we see the white car that Trina and Kenyon Martin were travelling in was cutting across and the same time a green van came and they hit each other and they went straight across and one of the children nearly came out of the vehicle because of the impact. It was very very hard and horrifying and hmmm, I still left stunned right now.?
The father of the children is naturally maintaining he was in the right –
George Abraham … was driving the minivan with his 12 and 9 year old sons inside. The front side of his vehicle was crushed. His children 9 year old Johnny and 12 year Delane were hurt, and in the moments after the accident he was both angered and in anguish.
George Abraham, Involved in Accident
?I was on my right hand side and this vehicle overtake on this side. That guy was in the wrong in that vehicle. I was on my correct hand. Ahh, my shoulder.?
Belize News 7 is yet to confirm if the entourage had all proper permission to use the highway they chose –
Police are investigating the accident. We should note that numerous witnesses saw and we noted that oncoming traffic had to swerve off the road because the motorcade ? led by a police mobile with flashing lights- was overtaking traffic on the fairly narrow stretch of the Northern Highway. We couldn?t verify if the escort was officially sanctioned.
Youth for the Future is organizing a basketball tournament.
Dianne Finnegan, Director ? Youth for the Future
?Having them being a part of this shows the interest that we have in bringing these international figures to come in and lend their support and to give some positive words for them to look forward to a positive future.?
How does it feel to let you know that even though you?ve never been to Belize, you?re all the way over there, but yet your impact is being felt here and will be felt here?
?It is a great thing. It warms my heart. Soon as I got off the plane people knew who I am, I would have never thought that in a million years so it just feels good for me to be here and people to welcome me.?
?And I understand that you also studied criminal justice which is so important for our young people to understand that even though you?re a big NBA star, you took your education seriously and that?s a positive message for our young people.?
?It definitely is. Thanks for having me and we going to make the best of it and I?ll be back.?
When we checked this evening, organizers say that despite today?s incident ? events will proceed as planned tomorrow.