Colombia: Tourist from Belgium run over by vehicle, serious head trauma

Posted on September 7, 2017 • Filed under: Colombia, Tourist Injured

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – AN INDISPENSABLE REFERENCE GUIDE (machine translated) A tourist of Belgian origin was run over in San Gil, Santander
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Coiled in traffic accident a tourist of Belgian origin in San Gil. The woman has been identified as Siegrun Mayaert. The mishap occurred around 6:05 pm on Tuesday in Race 12, La Playa neighborhood, where she was apparently hit by a motorcyclist who fled.

The woman was transferred to the Regional Hospital of San Gil who diagnosed “severe cranio-encephalic trauma in occipital zone”. After being stabilized, she was referred to the Regional Hospital ‘Manuela Beltrán’ de Socorro where a tomography and assessment by neurology.

Siegrun Mayaert traveled on August 9 from Fort Lauderdale (United States) to Cartagena and began a tour that included Santa Marta, Ciudad Perdida, Cabo de la Vela (Guajira), Giron and San Gil where he had arrived before the accident. Read Article

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