A fourteen year old minor and her 44 year old mother Angelica Rodriguez are tonight recuperating at the Corozal Community Hospital after they were both knocked down on the Philip Goldson Highway.
Sometime around 2:45pm Rodriquez and her 14 year old daughter from an unknown address in Corozal Town, were on their way back home after trying out her daughter’s fifteen year dress, when they attempted to cross the highway. According to reports, Mijar Tun from the village of Xaibe in the Corozal District was driving his Jetta Volkswagen car bearing license plate czl C 03509, towards Corozal Town; when upon reaching miles 79 and 80 in the village of San Joaquin, he saw both females attempting to cross the highway. CTV3 news was made to understand that Tun attempted to avoid knocking down the minor and the mother but the distance was too close.
Both victims were rushed to the Corozal Community hospital where they both remain hospitalized tonight. As for Tun, he was served with a notice of intended prosecution.