CHAN CHEN, Corozal District, Fri. Sept. 4, 2020– Corporal Anibal Mena, 44, attached to the Ladyville police and posted at the Crooked Tree Police Station, was driving his motorcycle from Corozal Town to Chan Chen at about 4:30 yesterday evening when he collided with a pickup.
As a result, the policeman suffered massive head and body injuries. He was taken to the Corozal Community Hospital, after which he was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted in a critical condition and where he is currently in a coma.
The driver of the pickup, Santiago Victorin, 56, of Chan Chen, told police that he was driving towards Chan Chen when he indicated that he was turning left at the junction of the Patchakan road, and he was turning the pickup when he felt a jolt behind his vehicle.
Victorin said that he stopped and got out of his vehicle to see what was the matter, and that was when he saw a man lying on the road with his Meilun motorcycle next to him. The man was bleeding from his ears, mouth and nose.
Victorin immediately rushed the man to the hospital in Corozal Town, where he was identified as Corporal Anibal Mena.