Fifty four year old Julia Arana died as a result of respiratory failure, that’s according to the results of a post mortem examination conducted yesterday on the body. According to Orange Walk Police, based on the post mortem….Arana’s death is not related to her injuries sustained when she was knocked down on the night of April 1st 2016.
The vehicle that knocked down Arana as she was crossing the Philip Goldson Highway near the San Martin Gas Station in the Village of Trail Farm, was begin driven by Orange Walk South Area Representative Jose Abelardo Mai. So….what will happen with the politician? Officer Commanding the Orange Walk Police Formation Superintendent Selvin Tillett, told us that the file is being compiled and will be sent to the Department of Public Prosecution for further directives. Meaning that, so far Mai remains clear of any charges.
As mentioned in Monday newscast, Arana was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Northern Regional Hospital. She was released from the KHMH a little over two weeks ago after showing improvement after spending some two weeks under Intensive Care Unit due to the accident.
On the night of the incident Mai was drying his Toyota Hilux. Authorities reported at the time that he tried to avoid hitting Arana but was unable to do so.