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Jul 24, 2017

Van and Motorcycle Meet, Cyclist Injured at Boom Junction

A road traffic accident at the Burrell Boom Junction on Saturday night has left one man hospitalized. Around ten-thirty that night, police responded and upon arrival, saw an extensively damaged van on the left side of the highway and a motorcycle in the middle of the road. According to police, the van which was driven at the time by thirty-year-old Ismael Castillo of Orange Walk Town, crashed head on into twenty-five-year-old Christian Contreras, who was riding on the motorcycle. Contreras was found lying face up in an unconscious state on the side of the road. He had a large cut wound below the chin and was bleeding from the head. Contreras was taken to the K.H.M.H. in a critical condition. A urine sample was taken from Castillo and he was served with a notice of intended prosecution. Police continue to investigate.

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