Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014. 8:54 am CST.
Monday, August 18, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Police have issued a Notice of Intended Prosecution against Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura.
This follows an early Saturday morning fatal traffic accident at mile 71 on the George Price Highway in the village of San Jose Succotz, Cayo district.
Segura was driving a grey Nissan Pathfinder which is one of two vehicles that crashed head on.
A small Toyota car with taxi license plates and driven by San Ignacio resident 28 year old Yanie Evan Cu was extensively damaged.
A passenger in Cu’s car, 54 year old Yolanda Consuelo Valencia sustained fatal head and body injuries.
She was pronounced dead on arrival at the San Ignacio community hospital.
Cu was also transported to the hospital with head and body injuries and has since been taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial in Belize City where he is listed in a critical condition.
Police say Segura complained of chest pain.
Police say that a blood specimen was taken from both Segura and Cu and will be analyzed for alcohol content.
Police say that the Director of Public Prosecutions has been consulted for advice, even as their investigation of the incident is continuing.
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