One man critical after accident at Boom Junction Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:00

On July 22, 2017 about 10:30 p.m., police responded to a road traffic accident near the Burrell Boom Junction. Upon arrival, they observed a van with L/P C- 06342 insured with Atlantic insurance on the left hand side of the highway facing Sandhill Village with its front portion extensively damage. The driver of the van was Ismael Castillo, a 30-year-old Belizean truck driver of Orange Walk Town.

Also in the middle of the highway was a black Meilum motorcycle with L/P MC 4261 seen with its front portion extensively damaged. A Hispanic male person was seen lying face up on the left side of the highway in an apparent unconscious state. That person was observed with a large cut wound below the chin and was bleeding from the head.

His name was learnt to be Christian Contreras, a 25-year-old of a Belize City address. Contreras was the driver of the motorcycle. Contreras was escorted to the KHMH in an ambulance and is listed in a critical condition. A urine sample was taken from Castillo and an NIP was issued. Police are investigating.