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Journalist Myriam Serrano dies in Mexico after being hit by a truck

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  • Myriam Serrano was ran over in Mexico
  • Driver tried to escape
  • Guild demands justice and security

The world of journalism is in mourning after the death of a beloved Mexican journalist, who died in a tragic accident.

Myriam Serrano was a brave 36-year-old reporter who worked for Imagen de Veracruz and Órale Jarocho.

The young woman lost her life after being run over by a passenger truck, in an incident that has left colleagues and citizens alike dismayed.

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Myriam Serrano was in intensive care at the Regional High Specialty Hospital in Veracruz, Mexico, where doctors were fighting to save her life after the multiple fractures suffered in the incident.

The reporter, recognized for her bravery and commitment to the truth, needed to undergo surgery to treat the serious injuries she suffered.

The tragic event occurred last Thursday night, when the driver of a unit on the Lagos Puente Moreno route ran over Myriam in the center of the city.

It is worth mentioning that the 54-year-old driver tried to escape after the incident, but was arrested with the collaboration of other transporters and people present at the scene.

Myriam Serrano was ran over

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Journalist Myriam Serrano dies after being run over / PHOTO: Shutterstock

Given this, the rapid response of police and elements of the National Guard allowed the driver to be secured, who will face the legal consequences of this tragic accident.

Eyewitnesses stated that the driver of the unit, after running over the reporter, did not stop his truck and ran over her again, in addition to trying to flee.

However, the driver identified as Armando was captured four blocks after the crash site.

Myriam Serrano was treated by paramedics at the scene of the incident and later taken to the hospital, where she received medical attention, but unfortunately she could not survive her serious injuries.

They demand justice for the incident

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Journalist Myriam Serrano dies after being run over / PHOTO: Shutterstock

Given this, the local journalistic union has united in demands for justice and in deep dismay at the loss of their colleague.

Family and friends of the reporter Myriam Serrano demonstrated at the Tram of Remembrance in Veracruz, Mexico, demanding justice for what happened.

There they mentioned that these hours are crucial, since it is presumed that the bus driver can be released due to certain legal loopholes that would allow him to carry out his case outside of prison.

The journalist’s relatives fear that once her trial is released, the driver of the unit may flee and when the sentence is handed down, he will remain a fugitive from justice.

Driver tried to flee

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Journalist Myriam Serrano dies after being run over / PHOTO: Twitter capture

«The family’s lawyer is handling the case, the process, and the only thing he informs us is that we must continue providing evidence,» said one of the reporter’s relatives.

«Unfortunately, this person can continue to carry out his process under parole, because the unit has insurance,» he added.

«We do not want conditional release, for us this is a slap in the face, it is not fair. The ideal is for him to continue his process detained until a sentence is handed down,» he continued.

«He fled the scene, we have people who were witnesses who tell us that he fled the scene,» Julio Serrano said in an interview.

Prison for the murderer of Myriam Serrano

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Journalist Myriam Serrano dies after being run over / PHOTO: Twitter capture

Faced with this situation, they request the support of the governor, Cuitláhuac García Jiménez. And from the authorities of the Veracruz Prosecutor’s Office, so that the criminal act does not go unpunished, according to Aristegui Noticias.

It should be remembered that the remains of the reporter mexican were held at their home last weekend. To later be transferred to the Garden pantheon.

«My deepest condolences to the family and friends of our dear friend Myriam Serrano,» said a user on social media.

It was revealed that the person responsible will spend 8 months in preventive detention. CLICK TO SEE A PHOTO.

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