A man in a wheelchair is killed by the driver of a backhoe in the streets of the Eduardo Guerra neighborhood of Torreón, the person responsible fled the scene.
The accident was reported to the emergency line at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, so Traffic and Highway agents, as well as experts from the Municipal Justice Court in addition to the Red Cross paramedics, who when taking the man’s vital signs realized that he had already died.
The area was cordoned off by the elements of the Municipal Public Security Directorate, who notified the authorities of the Criminal Investigation Agency of the Laguna I Delegation of the State Attorney General’s Office, who arrived at the place accompanied by the investigative agent of the Public Ministry and staff of the Expert Services unit.
At the scene, the authorities learned of the death of someone who in life responded to the name of Ezequiel Hernández Cuevas, 69 years old, residing in the same Eduardo Guerra neighborhood, where the accident occurred.
According to the first expert reports, it was reported that Ezequiel was traveling in his wheelchair towards his home, after finishing the sale of sweets that he carried out daily to support his family, when at a certain moment the operator of a retro red excavator, with logos of the company GOCO Pavimento y Terracería SA de CV, accidentally ran over him and dragged him for several meters until neighbors of the sector asked him to stop, and then the operator got off the machine and fled in an unknown direction. .
The authorities secured the backhoes and lifted the man’s wheelchair from the pavement – which ended up being split in two – and then transferred the body to the facilities of the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) to perform the required autopsy with which it was determined. will determine the formal cause of death.
The investigation file was opened by the Public Ministry agent in order to find the whereabouts of the driver of the backhoe responsible.