Prison officer Juvencio Serrano Jr. dies in Traffic Collission

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There was a fatal traffic accident on Saturday on the Phillip Goldson highway. Just before seven o’clock on Saturday morning, between miles 31 and 32 on the Phillip Goldson Highway a Tillett passenger bus and a maroon Toyota 4 Runner collided.  The Tillett bus was travelling from Belize City to Orange Walk Town and the 4 Runner was travelling from the opposite direction. Reports are that the driver of the Toyota 4 Runner lost control of his vehicle and collided into the bus and died on the spot. He was identified as 28 year old Juvencio Serrano Jr., a prison officer of  Belize City. Serrano was trapped on the driver’s side of the 4 Runner. He received severe head and body injuries. 58 year old Carlos Herrera, the bus driver of  Orange Walk District, was also trapped on the driver’s side of the bus with serious injuries to his chest, face,  arm and feet. He was transported to the Northern Regional Hospital via Ambulance where he is undergoing treatment. Ten other bus passengers received minor injuries and were treated and released. Both vehicles were extensively damaged.

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