In addition to the policemen, two women who were at the checkpoint because they were checking her documents were injured on the western ring road.
A police patrol car remains in the ICU and her partner, a major commander of the traffic section in Cúcuta, is hospitalized with serious injuries, after being hit on the western ring road by a truck that was apparently driven by a man , in a drunken state.
The events were recorded on Saturday night, at a checkpoint on the road.
The injured uniformed officers are: patrol car Carolina Franco, who suffered severe head trauma, hemorrhage in the digestive tract and neck trauma. She is in ICU.
And Major Giovanni Chávez, commander of the Cúcuta Metropolitan Transit section, who presented a bruise on his right leg and back, and who had to be transferred to the Medical-Surgical Clinic.
Two women, who were on a motorcycle and were presenting their documents to the authorities at the checkpoint on the western ring road, were injured in the incident.
They were hit by the truck.
Both had lacerations and other injuries, but did not require hospitalization.
The driver of the truck tried to escape from the place, but after a short chase in which he almost caused another serious accident, he was arrested.
According to the report of various media in the capital of Norte de Santander, he was drunk.
“The breathalyzer test showed grade 2,” they reported.
The van was immobilized and the man taken to a police station for due process.
last minute, Major Giovanni Chávez, commander of the Traffic and Transportation Police of the @PoliciaCucuta and a patrol car are seriously injured after being run over by a truck in the Western ring road.
In the action there is a person captured pic.twitter.com/L0snVSB7NH
– Gonzalo Orduz Garcia (@Gonzalo_OrduzG) November 27, 2022