Posted: Friday, June 1, 2018. 1:00 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: San Ignacio police are investigating a road traffic accident that injured a woman.
According to police reports, around 6:40, police were called to the scene of a traffic accident on the Bullet Tree road where they saw a woman lying on the ground.
The woman was seen with multiple injuries to her body.
Police also noticed a green Great Wall Wingle four-door pickup with damages to the front portion.
Hanzela Rodriguez,28, was running from the direction of San Ignacio Town and heading towards Bullet Tree Village, on the left-hand side of the road, and upon reaching the hill by the New Site Area, the vehicle knocked her down.
Rodriguez was then escorted to the San Ignacio Community Hospital for medical treatment and later transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for further medical attention.
The vehicle was being driven by Julio Antonio Perez Reque, 36, a Venezuelan technician of Bullet Tree Falls Village.
A notice of intended prosecution has been issued to Perez Reque.
Police are investigating.
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