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Chetumal driver flees scene after woman on bike killed

Chetumal, Q.R. — A car believed responsible for the death of an elderly woman was located on city streets of Chetumal after the driver fled the scene.

The accident happened in the state’s capital city of Chetumal Friday along Avenida Centenario when the woman, who was riding a bicycle, was hit by a car. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene, however, one of the license plates from the car fell upon impact with the woman and the bicycle.

La Policía Ministerial were quick to set out in search of the vehicle, which they later found in the Pacto Obrero neighborhood. An investigation into the hit and run continues.

The woman, who has been identified on social media as Doña Mary N, was pronounced on scene by paramedics. She was riding her bike to work as she did every day. Witnesses said the driver was speeding and dragged the bicycle for nearly 20 meters before it dislodged from the car.