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Nov 1, 2018

Mother and Daughter Knocked Down in Corozal Town

Joseph Myvett

A six-year-old girl is seriously injured and remains in a critical condition at the Northern Regional Hospital after being knocked down in Corozal Town.  Destiny Williams and her mother Devonie Palacio were crossing Seventh Avenue when they were hit by a vehicle driven by a woman identified as Abby Casanova.  The mother and her daughter were both seriously injured but the little girl is hospitalized, while Casanova has been served with an NIP.  Assistant Commissioner of Police Joseph Myvett provided details.


ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“On yesterday’s date, Corozal police were called to an area on Seventh Avenue where one Abby Casanova reported to them that while she was traveling in her Ford Escape vehicle, she turned left onto Seventh Avenue and in the process one Devonie Palacio, along with her six-year-old daughter Destiny Williams was crossing Seventh Avenue and were accidentally knocked down by Ms. Casanova.  Both received varying degrees of injuries and both were hospitalized.  The six-year-old child Destiny Williams is in a critical condition at the Northern Regional Hospital.  A statement was recorded from the driver, Ms. Casanova, and she was served with a notice if intended prosecution while the investigation is still ongoing.”

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