Elderly man knocked down by motorcycle in Belmopan

On Wednesday we told you about an accident on the Hummingbird Highway, a couple of yards before La Cabana in Las Flores, Belmopan. The incident happened just before our newscast at around 5:30 pm.

It was reported that a motorcyclist and his passenger crashed into an Hispanic man, who was attempting to cross the street. The man has since been identified as 72 year old Ramon Escobar, who suffered head and body injuries, and his left foot was almost amputated as a result of the collision.

Ivlcsnap-2015-02-20-08h18m39s185vlcsnap-2015-02-20-08h18m29s73nformation is that 19 year old Arturo Leiva, a resident of Las Flores, was going home with his girlfriend, 23 year old Alba Galdames, on a motorcycle, when Ramon Escobar allegedly ran across the Highway. All three persons were rushed to the Western Regional hospital.

19 year old Arturo Leiva suffered from injuries to the head, right foot and left hand but was later released. He is since recuperating at home.  His companion, 23 year old Alba Galdames received injuries to the head, and body and suffered from a large cut wound to the forehead.

Belmopan Police continue investigations.

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