A minor from western Belize is in the hospital after being the victim of a hit-and-run incident. The thirteen-year-old girl was knocked off her bicycle earlier today in Belmopan, moments after she left home to sell vegetables in the Maya Mopan Community. Cayo Correspondent Fem Cruz spoke to the mother of the victim Adriana Cal about the incident.
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: Thirteen year old Britney Cal, a resident of Maya Mopan Belmopan, was rushed to the Western Regional Hospital sometime around eleven thirty today with injuries to her body. Adrianna Cal the mother of the thirteen year old spoke to Love News.
Adrianna Cal, Mother: “I heard my daughter leave eleven o’clock from my house and went to sell. I heard a person reach and told me that my daughter got hurt. I got the information of the hospital so she got hurt with one of her hands and her legs. If somebody sees what happened I may ask them for them to go to the police. I’m asking for help that who saw it at that time. When I went to the hospital she had a pain. I ask that if anyone saw what happened to please go report it to the police.”
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: So you heard that a vehicle knocked her down but you don’t know which vehicle.
Adrianna Cal, Mother: “I don’t know which vehicle.”