Road Traffic Accident Victim dies

On Monday we reported on a traffic Accident that occurred somewhere between miles 36 and 37 on the George Price Highway, where 55 year old Pablo Martinez was run over by an 18 wheeler truck driven by 38 year old Levi Figueroa, who told the media that he was coming from the direction of Spanish Lookout when the steering wheel jammed. Unfortunately, Pablo Martinez, who had just gotten off the bus when he was run over, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday February 24th.

vlcsnap-2015-03-02-10h13m20s97vlcsnap-2015-03-02-10h13m05s206On Wednesday, Levi Figueroa appeared at the Magistrate’s court in Belmopan where he was read charges of Manslaughter by negligence and driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention.

Levi Figeuroa plead not guilty and was released on bail of $600 plus two sureties. His case resumes on May 9th.

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