A minor under the age of 12 was injured after being run over by a truck on the Gómez Palacio – Jimenez highway, near the municipality of Mapimí.
Around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a young woman who was trying to cross the road was hit by the driver of a truck that was traveling through that place.
According to the witness statement, despite the fact that the driver of the truck tried to stop and avoid the young woman, he could not avoid running over her.
The minor was identified as Luz María, 12 years old, belonging to the Granja Morelos ejido, in the municipality of Tlahualilo.
At the time of the accident, Luz was thrown onto the dirt road, resulting in various injuries to her body.
After noticing the mishap, witnesses immediately notified the authorities through a call to the state emergency service, 911.
Elements of the State Police, as well as the National Guard, gathered at the scene to learn about the facts.
Elements of Civil Protection and Firefighters from the municipality moved to the place to help the young woman, who was taken to a hospital in Gómez Palacio by an ambulance.
For his part, the driver was identified as 42-year-old Armando “N”, who was driving a Toyota brand truck, Hilux line, in white.
Armando was transferred to a cell for his alleged responsibility for the accident, he will remain under the protection of the authorities until his legal situation is clarified.
So far the state of health of the under 12-year-old is unknown.