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Sep 4, 2020

Police Officer in Critical Condition after R.T.A. in Corozal

Anibal Mena

Meanwhile Police Corporal Anibal Mena is in a critical condition and hospitalized in Belize City. The forty-four year old corporal was involved in a road traffic accident on Thursday evening. He was on a motorcycle on the road heading to Chan Chen in Corozal. According to Mena’s wife Teresita, the accident happened at around four-thirty when the corporal was going home. He was on the right side of the road when a Hilux Pickup truck swerved into his lane and a head-on collision happened. P.C. Mena received severe head injuries. Teresita spoke to News Five this evening.

 

Teresita Mena, Wife of Accident Victim

“Yesterday my son called me that his father got into an accident. He was coming from Chan Chen. A vehicle just came into his side. The vehicle came on the same side that he was traveling. He was on the right side and the vehicle should be on the left side but the persons drive on the right side  and then he crashed him.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“What sort of injuries did your husband received?”

 

Teresita Mena

Teresita Mena

“He has a head injury. He is in a critical condition. Right now we will take to Medical Associates.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“He lost a lot of blood?”

 

 Teresita Mena

“Yes.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“Is he able to talk or move at all?”

 

Teresita Mena

“No, he is coma.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“Have you spoken to the drive of the other vehicle?”

 

Teresita Mena

“No because as soon as we picked him up we took him to the hospital and then they sent us here in Belize.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“Do you know if the driver has been detained or arrested by police?”

 

Teresita Mena

“Well they say that he was detained. Only that I know.”


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