Motorcyclist Dies After Losing Control on Highway

Updated: July 15, 2015

A Honduran national who was living in Santa Cruz Village in the Stann Creek District lost his life this morning as a result of a traffic accident. Independence police say that Cornelio Miranda was driving a motorcycle sometime around 6:45 this morning from Santa Cruz Village to Santa Rosa Village on the Southern Highway. Reports indicate that while he was on his journey, Miranda lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a nearby drain. Miranda sustained serious head injuries and was transported to the Independence Polyclinic where he died while undergoing treatment.