Charges postponed against a man who ran over a pedestrian in the Rio Grande

Charges are brought against the man who injured a pedestrian and continued to walk with part of the severed corpse in his car in Rio Grandehas been postponed This Tuesday “for health reasons of the accused”, Notify the public prosecutor.

new day I learned that Judge Jose Caballero López stopped Rule 6 proceedings when the driver was identified as Julio Edwin Jimenez RosarioThe first witness from the Public Prosecutor’s Office raised his testimony.

The continuation of the hearing will depend on the recovery of Jiménez Rosario and has been provisionally adjourned to tomorrow, Wednesday at 2:00 pm in Fajardo Court.

Earlier, Fajardo’s attorney general’s office announced that it would bring four counts under Puerto Rico’s Vehicle and Traffic Act (Law 22) against Jiménez Rosario, of driving a car while intoxicated and causing the death of a person.

according to him police Officethe man released 0.19% of the alcohol into his body, more than double the 0.08% limit set forth in Law 22.

At dawn on Monday, Jimenez Rosario was driving a Kia Rio on a PR-3, in the direction of the Carolinas toward the Rio Grande, when he hit a pedestrian walking into the taxi lane. Police said the man was speeding.

The magnitude of the impact caused pedestrians to exit toward the car windshield. According to the authorities, Jiménez Rosario followed the march to his residence in Estancias del Madrigal, in Rio Grande, with the victim’s trunk in the passenger side of the car.

Yesterday, the authorities identified – tentatively – the deceased as a 62-year-old man, but they are waiting Institute of Forensic Sciences (ICF) to confirm his identity, as he is “unidentifiable,” this morning the Assistant Director of the Transit Bureau, Elvis Zeno, said in a radio interview (Radio Isla – 1320 AM).

The ICF performs an autopsy and attempts to identify the victim through dental or DNA analysis.

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