Helmetless Man on Stolen Motorcycle Dies After Slamming Into Stationary Car


Guam – A man riding a stolen motorcycle without a helmet on, slammed into a stationary car Friday night and died early Saturday morning at Guam Memorial Hospital.

The collision occurred just after 11:30 Friday night in Dededo at the intersection of  Route 1 and Route 3.

Guam Police Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia released the identity of the man Saturday afternoon. He is 25 year old Joaquin Sebastian Quenga Guerrero of Yona.


Officer A.J. Balajadia  reports that Quenga was riding a stolen 2010 Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle attempted to make a right turn onto Marine Drive south-bound from Route 3, lost control and collided with a 2005 Nissan Altima which was at a stand-still at the intersection.

Officer Balajadia says the man was pined under the Altima and suffered head trauma.  He was not wearing a helmet.

He died at GMH at 2:10am Saturday morning. His death marks the 13th traffic related fatality of the year on island.

The man driving the Altima and his male passenger were not injured.

13 Traffic Fatalities to date in 2011:

Date    Time         Type                       Location                              Village       Victim #   

*Jan. 1     11:38am     Auto–Auto            Rt.1 Alupang Beach             Tamuning      1&2

*Feb. 21   08:14am    Auto-tree               Rt.1 Old Nissan Motors        Hagatna         3

*Feb. 22   05:35am    Auto-Ped               Rt.1 Pacific Financial           Tamuning       4

*Feb. 24   05:25am    Auto-pole              Rt.10 Mangilao Church         Mangilao        5            

*March 3  03:40pm   Auto-building        Rt.1 Chamorro Village           Hagatna          6           

*April  9   01:00am   Auto-Guard rail      Rt.10 Father Duenas             Mangilao          7&8

*April 23  08:55pm   Auto-Pole              Rt. 4A                                  Talafofo         9

*April 23  04:17pm   Auto-pick-up         Rt. 16 by Shell                       Harmon         10

*July 11    12:26pm   Auto-motorcycle  Rt 4 by McDonalds                 Hagatna          11

* July 17   01:00am    Auto-ped               Rt 1 by AAFB                        Yigo               12

[July 10  08:00pm    Menengon Hills – 11 yr old crushed by off-road vehicle ..GPD says not traffic related]

*  July 23 11:30am   auto motorcycle    Rt. 1 & Rt. 3                            Dededo           13