1 dead 1 injured in separate road traffic accidents during long weekend Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 April 2018 00:00

On Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 5:45 p.m., police observed the lifeless body of a male person between miles 28 and 29 on the Phillip Goldson Highway. That body was lying face down with a helmet still on its head. Near the body, the officers noticed a silver motorcycle with minor damages to it.

The deceased was later identified as Endhir Guerra, a 46-year-old Belizean truck driver of Orange Walk Town. Initial investigation revealed that Guerra had left his workplace at Bowen and Bowen Ltd. in Ladyville sometime after 3:00 a.m. on March 30, 2018 when he lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown off. The accident resulted in him sustaining injuries to the neck. He died on the scene and his body was found in an advanced state of decomposition.

On Sunday, April 1, 2018, police responded to a traffic accident between miles 71 and 72 on the George Price Highway. There they observed a blue motorcycle on the road. As a result, the police visited the San Ignacio Hospital where Miguel Vallerano Sac, a 27-year-old cook of Border Road, Benque Viejo Town, was seen bleeding from the head.

Information received was that he was riding his motorcycle on the highway when he lost control and ran off the road. He sustained severe head and face injuries and was later transferred to the KHMH where he is listed in a critical condition. Police investigation continues.