Elderly woman knocked down in Belize City

On Wednesday afternoon around 1:32 p.m. according to Police, 19-year-old Boyd Lopez of a Belize City address was driving on Baghdad Street in a Toyota Highlander, when he lost control of his vehicle and knocked down a 70-year-old woman, who has been identified as retired educator Marie Knowles.

Mrs. Knowles was walking on the sidewalk toward her Water Lane home when Mr Lopez’s vehicle, going in the opposite vlcsnap-2015-02-19-06h51m05s95direction, struck her.

She was taken to the K.H.M.H in a critical condition.

A Notice of Intended Prosecution was issued to Boyd Lopez as investigations continue.

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