1 Killed and 1 Injured in Road Traffic Incident in Placencia

42 year old Richard Moguel died in a road traffic incident on Thursday  night between miles 19 and 20 on the Placencia road. It happened sometime around 9 0’clock when Moguel was riding his bicycle on the road. Along with Moguel at the time was 46 year old Osvaldo Matute of Saine Bight Village . According to police, 70 year old US National Stevens Lozano from the Maya Beach area was traveling from Placencia to Maya Beach in a black Chevrolet pick-up truck when he knocked down the two men.  Moguel’s body landed about 17 feet away from where the pickup finally came to a stop, killing him instantly. Matute, who was also knocked down, received only minor injuries. Police have detained Stevens Lozano pending their investigation.

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