Minister’s vehicle knocks down woman

There was a traffic accident on the George Price Highway on Tuesday morning involving a Minister’s vehicle; a 2015 Prado.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington was being driven to Belmopan by his driver, 25 year old Amir Garcia.

Sometime around 9 o’clock,  31-year-old Elisa Hunter attempted to cross the highway at mile 8. The Minister’s vehicle hit Ms Hunter and she was flung to the side of the road.

Elisa Hunter received head and body injuries, and was transported to the K.H.M.H in a critical condition.

Police say that a Notice of Intended Prosecution was served to Garcia, and blood sample taken, as police investigations continue.

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