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Apr 3, 2018

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Motorbike Crashes

Endhir Guerra

There was also death and injury on the highways and by-ways, in both instances involving motorbikes. Truck driver forty-six-year-old Endhir Guerra of Orange Walk Town was found dead and decomposing between miles twenty-eight and twenty-nine on the Philip Goldson Highway in the bushes early on Good Friday. He still had on his motorcycle helmet and his silver motorcycle was observed nearby with minor damages. Guerra had left his place of work, Bowen and Bowen Limited plant in Ladyville around three a.m. on Good Friday. Police believe that on his way home he lost control and was thrown off the bike into the bushes, causing a fatal neck injury. Police say they first got the report as a missing person’s case.


Wilfredo Ferrufino

Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino, C.I.B., Belize City

“A missing person (report) was made on the thirtieth of March to Ladyville police, in regard to Endhir Guerra, he’s a forty-two year old truck driver for Bowen and Bowen. His sister reported that sometime around three a.m. on the thirtieth, she last saw her brother near the Bowen and Bowen compound; apparently he had just returned from Cayo, from doing deliveries, and he was to make his way to Orange Walk where he resides. No one could give account of him the following day; searches were made and between miles twenty-eight and twenty-nine on the Philip Goldson Highway, they discovered his body. Beside him was his motorcycle. Doctors conducted a post-mortem examination and concluded that his cause of death was cervico-spinal injuries due to, or consistent with trauma to the neck, injury to the neck, consistent with a motorcycle accident.”


On Sunday around seven-forty-five p.m. on the George Price Highway, twenty-seven year old Miguel Vallerano Sac, a cook of Border Road, Benque Viejo, sustained severe head and face injuries. He lost control of his Lifan motorcycle and ran off the road between miles seventy-one and seventy-two. He is now at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

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