CAMALOTE, Cayo District, Sun. Feb. 24, 2019– Constable Mark Rodriguez, 38, of San Ignacio police, is presently in the Western Regional Hospital, suffering from serious injuries to his head and arm, after a traffic accident that occurred at about 9:30 Friday night on the George Price Highway in Camalote, Cayo District.
Reports to us are that the policeman, who was alone in his car, was driving from San Ignacio to Belmopan to be with his wife, who had been admitted at the Western Regional Hospital to undergo an emergency operation.
According to Rodriguez’s report to police, when he arrived in Camalote, at about Mile 54-55, loose gravel on the road caused him to lose control of his vehicle, which slid off the road and crashed into a tree. As a result, his arm was fractured in three places, his shoulder socket was injured and he also suffered serious head and body injuries.
Rodriguez was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition.