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Jan 7, 2019

RTA Leaves 1 Man Hospitalized

Alejandro Cowo

A road traffic accident on Sunday night has left one man seriously injured.  Police say Solomon Ramirez was driving his motorcycle sometime after seven between miles twenty-seven and twenty-eight on the George Price Highway when a vehicle crashed into him from behind. Hattieville Police responded to the accident. According to police, the area was dark and cops can’t tell if the motorcycle had a rear light because it was extensively damaged. Today Assistant Superintendent Alejandro Cowo shared details on the RTA.


ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize City

“The observed a male person who was identified as Solomon Ramirez with various degrees of injuries to his entire body. He was rushed to the Karl Huesner Memorial where he is still admitted in a critical condition. Also, they observed a black motorcycle extensively damaged and about fifty-feet away they also saw a grey in color Toyota four-runner also extensively damaged. What police has learnt so far is that the driver of the four-runner, thirty-one-year-old Andrew Mitchell was travelling from Hattieville area towards Belmopan and when he reached upon that mile he collided into the rear portion of the motorcycle which caused Solomon to fly and drop on the street side. As a result, he lost control of the vehicle and over-turned several times. At the time he was travelling with several family members who sustained small injuries to their bodies. Mr. Mitchell was taken to the Belmopan Hospital where he was admitted and later discharged.”



“Has there been any notice of intended prosecution?”


ASP Alejandro Cowo

“No. That will be done today.”

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