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Jet Ski Accident Claims Life of Andrew Blades Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 February 2012 00:00

Andrew33-year-old Andrew Blades, of the Blades chain of businesses, was involved in a jet skiing accident on Sunday afternoon, February 19. According to Raphael Martinez, Public Relations Officer of the Belize Police Department, Blades was involved in a collision between two jet skis. The incident is reported to have occurred near St. George’s Caye. 

Blades was rushed from the island to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where emergency procedures were conducted in order to pump fluid out of his stomach. On Monday, he was transferred to the Belize Healthcare Partners Limited for further testing but succumbed to his injuries. The exact cause of death has not been announced as yet.

Unconfirmed reports are that Blades was not wearing a life vest at the time of the accident.