The woman, a native of Cieza and 40 years old, is also charged with the crime of driving under the influence of alcohol after tripling the rate allowed in the tests carried out. The events occurred on February 11.
The Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia has investigated a young driver for the crimes of homicide due to serious recklessness and driving under the influence of alcohol, as the alleged perpetrator of the fatal run over of the driver of a van who got out of his vehicle to check a breakdown, which occurred last February 11 on the A-30, as it passed through the municipality of Murcia. The person under investigation is credited with the alleged responsibility for the crimes of homicide due to serious recklessness and driving under the influence of alcohol.
The events occurred early in the morning of February 11, when the Civil Guard was alerted to a road accident that occurred on the A-30, towards Albacete, as it passed through the municipality of Murcia, in the that a pedestrian was hit. Immediately, the Benemérita moved to the scene of the Traffic Detachment and the Murcia Attacks Team who verified the notice and collected the first indications at the scene of the incident.
The first information pointed to a vehicle leaving the road, surprisingly and unexpectedly, with an impact on a pedestrian who was next to a damaged van, equipped with the corresponding reflective vest, and who had serious injuries for what was immediately evacuated.
Tripled the rate of alcohol
The agents interviewed the driver to hear her testimony and collected from her the corresponding blood alcohol tests, which were positive with results of 0.64 and 0.73 mg/l. of alcohol in expired air, tripling the maximum rate of alcohol allowed (0.25 mg/l).
The Civil Guard learned that the hit driver – a 40-year-old man – had died in the hospital as a result of the severe injuries caused by the impact of the vehicle. Once the police report has been completed and sufficient evidence has been obtained about the causes of the accident, the Civil Guard has investigated the driver – a 22-year-old Spanish woman and a resident of Cieza – as the alleged perpetrator of the crimes of homicide due to serious recklessness and driving under the influence The effects of alcohol.
The crime of homicide, in its form of gross negligence committed using a motor vehicle or a moped, included in the current Criminal Code, is punishable by prison sentences of 1 to 4 years and the deprivation of the right to drive motor vehicles and mopeds for more than 1 and up to 6 years.
On the other hand, the crime of driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages can be punished alternatively with prison sentences of 3 to 6 months, a fine of 6 to 12 months, or work for the benefit of the community of 31 to 90 days and, in any case, with deprivation of the right to drive motor vehicles and mopeds for more than 1 and up to 4 years.