Headline — 18 July 2018 — by Courtney Menzies
Motorcyclist collides with bus and dies

VALLEY COMMUNITY, Stann Creek District, Mon. July 16, 2018– Another motorcyclist lost his life around 5:10 p.m. on Sunday when he collided with a bus between Miles 20 and 21 on the Hummingbird Highway, in the Valley Community area.

Ian Hines, the bus driver, said that he was driving in a south-to-north direction while Albert Idelfonso, 22, a resident of Dangriga Town, was driving his motorcycle in the opposite direction. According to Hines, Idelfonso overtook two vehicles, but then collided with the front of the bus.

Hines said he tried to apply the brakes of the bus, but it was of no use.

 Police on the scene found the bus with damage to the front left portion, but the motorcycle sustained extensive damage.

Idelfonso had injuries to the head and body. He was transported to the Southern Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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