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Two men charged with homicide

Posted by dolly diver on December 23, 2010
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The 2 men involved in last Sunday’s hit-and-run accident in Santiago del Teide have been named as 47 year old Jose Antonio G.J. and his brother in law, 50 year old Miguel L.J.,

The woman who was killed when getting into her car is 51 year old Maria Antonia Double Luis,

The owner and driver of the Toyota pick-up truck, Jose Antonio G.J., had been banned from driving for two earlier offences.

The two men were remanded without bail by the Arona court yesterday and charged with homicide and leaving the scene of an accident.

The driver of the vehicle was also charged for driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving without a licence.

Woman killed in hit and run accident in Santiago del Teide

Posted by dolly diver on December 20, 2010
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A 51 year old woman was killed in a hit and run accident in Santiago del Teide last night at around 7pm.

Statements to the police by several witnesses say she was hit by a blue or grey Toyota pick-up, which failed to stop. The woman was getting into her car on the main road in Santiago del Teide after visiting her mother when the incident occurred.

Emergency services were unable to revive the victim and she was declared dead at the scene of the accident.

No one has been arrested in connection with the incident, and the police are appealing for more witnesses.

The victim, originally from El Tanque, identified only by her initials, M.A., was a very well known local woman. The incident has left locals in a state of shock.

She leaves a 14 year old daughter and a 20 year old son.

Update 21.12.10 Someone has now been arrested in connection with the incident.