Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017. 11:54 am CST.
By BBN Staff: There was an ugly road traffic accident near the Burrel Boom junction just before 11:00 last night.
Police visited the scene where cops saw a white van on the left hand side of the highway with its front portion extensively damaged.
The van was driven by 30-year-old Orange Walk resident, Ismael Castillo.
Cops also saw a Meilun motorcycle in the middle of the highway with its front portion extensively damaged.
The cycle was driven by 25-year-old Belize City resident, Christian Contreras.
He was seen in an unconscious state with a large cut wound below his chin, and injuries to his head.
He was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
Police have since taken a urine sample from the driver of the van and have served him with a notice of intended prosecution.
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