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Jul 5, 2017

Guatemalan to be Tried for Fatal Highway Accident

Erick Rene Salazar Guzman

Guatemalan national, Erick Rene Salazar Guzman, a driver of Burrell Boom, Belize District was committed to stand trial for manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct, failure to report a traffic accident, failure to stop and render aid and driving without due care and attention. Salazar Guzman will be tried in the October session of the Supreme Court. He is accused of hitting and causing the death of motorist Jamal Young in a horrific traffic accident on January eighth, 2017. The prosecution is relying on ten witness statements and as many as fifty graphic photos of Young at the scene of accident.   At the end of the paper committal, Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser explained to Salazar Guzman that the evidence before the court forms a prima facie case against him.  He was allowed the same bail of twenty thousand dollars plus one surety of the same amount.  Young was heading to work at Sky’s Gas Station when he was hit by a white Isuzu driven by Salazar Guzman. The accident occurred between miles eight and nine and was witnessed by many persons in the area.  The death of Young was considered a hit and run accident until Ladyville Police made a crack in the case and arrested and charged Salazar Guzman.

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1 Response for “Guatemalan to be Tried for Fatal Highway Accident”

  1. asdfgh says:

    THERE IS NO SURPRISE IN THAT, ALL GUATEMALAN DRIVERS JUST DRIVE CRAZY.
    COME TAKE A LOOK AT THE GUATEMALAN TAXI DRIVERS IN CAYO, BUT BE SURE TO GET OUT OF THEIR WAY!!!
    AND THEY STOP ANY TIME ANY WHERE ON THE MIDDLE OF THE ROADS AND PICKUP PASENGERS.
    WHAT HAPPEN TO THE TAXI ASOCIATIONS OF CAYO?
    HOW COMES THESE GUATEMALANS GET TAXI LICENSE AND TAKE AWAY THEIR JOBS?
    THE PUP GOV WILL SOON BE IN POWER, THEY WILL PROTECT THE BELIZE TAXI DRIVERS.

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