Traffic collision leaves one injured

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Information is still shortcoming into a traffic accident that left a man hospitalized. Sometime between 12:15 PM and 12:30 PM on Friday, January 23rd, Police were called to the scene of a traffic accident which had occurred at Coconut Drive next to Island Supermarket. Arriving at the scene, police observed a blue motorcyle which was on the right hand side of the road and had collided against a golf cart, the property of SP Hardware.

While police investigation is ongoing, they have stated that the driver of the motorcycle identified as 38-year-old Carlos Castillo of a Boca Del Rio address, San Pedro Town, who was driving his motorcycle from a southern to a northern direction when he accidentally collided with a golf cart being driven by Dennis Borjas.

As a result of the accident, Castillo sustain head and body injury and was rushed to the San Pedro Poly-Clinic in an unconscious state. The victim, after initial treatment will then be transferred to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for further treatment. Castillo was on his way back to work at Legacy after being on official work business.

The Sun will have more on this story in Thursday’s edition! Stay tuned!


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