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Jun 30, 2009

Orange Walk resident loses life in accident

Story PictureAlso in Orange Walk Town, it was the usual drive home for a mother and her two sons who were headed to Indian Church Village. But tragedy struck the family on Monday evening as they travelled through the Shipyard Community. Jose Perez was behind the wheel of the Ford Ranger Pickup truck. He lost control of the vehicle, it overturned and landed on its left side. When the smoke cleared Alejandra Perez had lost a son. Detective Corporal Jeffrey Williams, Officer in Charge of the Crimes Investigating Branch in Orange Walk told us more.

Detective Cpl. Jeffrey Williams, O.C., C.I.B., Orange Walk
“The driver at the time was one Jose Perez, thirty-eight years, of Guinea Grass Village. He was thrown from the vehicle. His passenger, who is his mother, Alejandra Perez, she sustained injuries to her face. Also, his brother, who was traveling inside the same vehicle in the extend cabin, he sustained body injuries. Mr. Perez, the driver, he was rushed to the Northern Regional Hospital where he died on arrival. The brother’s name is Julio Perez. Like I said, he sustained body injuries. He and his mother were treated and released.”

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