authorities determined Pedro Vazquez Robert62, to a pedestrian who was run over this morning in the Rio Grande by a driver who was under the influence of alcohol.
Vázquez Robert was a resident of the Galatio district of the aforementioned municipality.
Elvis Zeno, assistant director of the Traffic Department, noted that members of the Homicide Division joined the case.
The driver remains under arrest in the HPA cell.
“Currently, information gathering is continuing in order to bring potential charges,” Zino said.
Responsible for the case is Agent Morales, as well as Attorney General Sandra Curtis.
The accident drew attention this morning when the police found that the driver continued walking with part of the dismembered corpse on the car to his home.
According to the initial police report, the fatal accident occurred around 2:30 a.m., when the driver of a blue Kia Rio was traveling on a PR-3 heading from Carolina to Rio Grande.
The 28-year-old driver drove to his residence in Rio Grande and parked his car. It was the man’s mother who noticed a dismembered body in the car.
Lieutenant Zeno noted that the torso was in part of the passenger seat and the legs were left at the scene.
The driver had 0.19% alcohol in his system, more than double the 0.08% limit set by Puerto Rico’s Vehicle and Traffic Act.