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Apr 4, 2019

Another Motorcyclists Perishes

Alejandro Cowo

A large number of deaths have been as a result of motorcycle collisions in the past week; at least eight persons perished on major highways, including the death of two couples. The latest victim is a Guatemalan motorcyclist who lost his life this morning on San Pedro after he crashed head on into a lamppost on the island. Samuel Pascual Lopez was rushed to the island’s polyclinic, but perished minutes later. He reportedly lost control of the motorbike when he drove up to a bump. ASP Alejandro Cowo gives more details on the fatal RTA.

 

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

“This morning at about two a.m., San Pedro police visited the polyclinic where they observed Samuel Pascual Lopez, twenty-eight years Guatemalan with severe body injuries. What police gathered so far is that Lopez was riding his motorcycle on Sea Grape Drive heading south of the island, when upon crossing a bump, he lost control and landed at a cement post where the motorcycle crashed and the motorcycle received extensive damages. The person was later taken to the hospital where he later on passed away.”


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