Teenager perishes in Road accident

There was another fatal traffic accident over this weekend, this time in San Roman Village in the Corozal District. According to police reports, On Saturday night, July 25, sometime before 11 p.m.,  Corozal Police responded to a traffic accident in San Roman Village, Corozal District where they saw a maroon single Cab Ford Ranger Pickup on the side of the  road extensively damaged and its (4) wheels in the air. That pickup was being driven by 19-year-old Juan Gutierrez of San Victor Village, Corozal District who lost control of the vehicle about quarter mile away from the junction of the unnamed road to the Phillip Goldson Highway. As the vehicle overturned, Guiterrez was flung out of the vehicle. Along with him was a 16-year-old male of San Victor Village, Corozal District who sustained abrasion to the Left arm and complained of pain. Both persons were transported to Corozal Community Hospital where Juan Gutierrez was pronounced dead on arrival at 11:55 p.m. The 16-year-old was treated and released. Police are investigating.

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