The Carabineros in Valdivia confirmed the arrest of councilor Pedro Muñoz (PS), after allegedly running over a cyclist on Simpson Avenue.

The institution detailed that the event would have occurred around 8:30 p.m. After the situation, Muñoz would have gotten out of the vehicle to assist the victim, calling staff from the Emergency Medical Care Service (SAMU).

However, after that, he would have left the place before the arrival of police personnel. After the situation, Carabineros carried out various procedures and found the councilman when he appeared at the Valdivia Base Hospital.

The procedure is still under development, pending the breathalyzer and instructions from the Prosecutor’s Office.

With regard to the victim, he sustained a blow to his head and another to his left leg, being conscious and not life-threatening.