Road traffic accident near Northern Border leaves two hospitalized Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 August 2017 00:00

On the August 18, 2017 at about 7:00 p.m., Corozal Police visited an area between miles 89 and 90 on the Phillip Goldson Highway where a red Freightliner Century Truck with container was parked on the left side of the road. It was also observed that a Toyota Corolla was on the right side of the highway with its front portion extensively damaged.

Initial investigations revealed that about 6:40 p.m., the driver of the Toyota Corolla lost control of the vehicle and slammed into the rear of the container. The car was being driven by Ernesto Pech. Pech was accompanied by Jarbi Alvarez and Rosari Alvarez. Pech was travelling toward Corozal Town from the Belize Northern Border.

Pech, 47 years old; Rosari Alvarez, a 45-year-old teacher, and Jarbi Alvarez, a 41-year-old evaluator, are all from Corozal Town. Rosari was seen with cut wounds on the right side of temple, right cheek, right elbow, and she complained of pain on both her hands. Jarbi, who was strapped in the front passenger seat, was also seen with cut wounds. They were all taken to the Northern Regional Hospital. Pech was later released as he did not suffer any injuries. Rosari and Jarbi are both listed in stable conditions.