General / Weekend News

Man dies in traffic accident in Dangriga

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor

A man is dead following a traffic accident between miles 1 and 2 on the Stann Creek Valley road on the approach to Dangriga around 7:30 Friday night.

Upon arrival they saw a blue beach cruiser bicycle extensively damaged on the right hand side of the road and beside the bike, a man lying on the road with head and body injuries.

Police say that Donald Enriquez, 42, a Belize Defence Force soldier of Dangriga was driving from the direction of Dangriga to Hopkings village in a Toyota 4-Runner and upon reaching between miles 1 & 2, Hubert Lucas, 34, a labourer also of Dangriga, rode onto the highway from off another street, causing a collision. Lucas died of his injuries and Enriquez was served with a Notice of Intended Prosecution.

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