The police say that the next fatality occurred at mile 8 on the Philip Goldson Highway. The driver of the motorcycle received critical injuries and he was in surgery today as a result of Sunday evening’s accident. While he was wearing a helmet, his passenger 20-year-old Zenya Ayala was not and she passed away on the spot.
ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C, C.I.B, Belize: “The other RTA happened yesterday. Just after five fifty police visited the roundabout which is under construction near 8 miles on the Philip Goldson Highway where the observed the motionless body of Zenia Romelia Ayala, 20 years with several injuries to her body and likewise they observed Mr.Walter Lobo 28 years with several injuries to his body. He was transported to the hospital where he is still admitted in a critical condition. Ms.Zenia Romelia Ayala died on the spot and what police have gathered so far is that both of them were riding a motorcycle from Belize City en route to Hattieville when approaching that roundabout the male person lost control of the cycle and landed in one of the barriers that is placed near the roundabout. The motorcycle received extensive damages to it. At the time we understand that only the driver was wearing a helmet. He is in a critical condition I know that he was undergoing surgery this morning.”
The police say they were driving the motorcycle at a high speed.