A 20 YEAR veteran of Panama’s National Border Service (SENAFRONT) was killed on Thursday May 27 on the Arraiján- La Chorrera highway when the truck he was driving hit a parked water truck at roadworks near Chorrera.
The death of second lieutenant Leonardo Flores, 44, who was in the Senafront Transport and Maintenance unit, brought the number of people killed on Panama highways so far this year to 195
Flores, was driving a Senafront articulated truck when he collided with a tanker belonging to Trans Caribbean Trading whose employees were working on the road. None of the workers were injured.
Meanwhile an 18-year-old university student is fighting for her life in a Penonome hospital after being dragged under a bus she was boarding in when it was hit by a truck. in Rio Hato de Anton.