Police investigating hit and run in south


Police in the south are investigating a hit and run accident that left one man in critical condition. The incident occurred sometime around  8 o’clock on Thursday  January 21, 2016  between miles 44 and 45 on the Southern Highway. Police say that Estevan Juarez of San Isidro Village was walking on the side of the Highway when a pickup truck that was travelling towards Punta Gorda hit him and fled the scene.  Juarez was flung in the air and landed on the side of the road with a large wound to the forehead and his left arm and left leg broken. He was transported to the Independence Poly Clinic and later to the K.H.M.H. where he was admitted in a critical condition.  Police investigations continue.

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