In statements delivered to several media outlets in front of the Legal Medicine headquarters in Cali, where his father’s body remained, Sebastián Rincón, son of the idol who died on Wednesday night, asked the driver to “be honest.”
Sebastián Rincón added: “Let’s hope that my God does justice and that the Prosecutor’s Office does its job.”
(Read in context: Freddy Rincón: step by step of the accident in which the former soccer player died)
The also soccer player stressed: “my dad was not driving and that leaves me very calm because in the face of false accusations, sooner or later everything will come to light.”
And it is that in videos of security cameras of buildings located near the accident site it can be seen when, after the strong collision between the truck in which Rincón was traveling and the bus of the mass transportation system, MIO, on 5th Street. with career 34, Two men get out of the car and get into a taxi that was passing by.
The driver of the truck, according to the videos, ran the red light and crashed into the MIO feeder bus.
EL TIEMPO established, as reported by its Investigative Unit, that other cameras were able to record the taxi’s license plate and that the driver is already being located so that he can give his version.
Initially, it was said that Tomás Humberto Díaz Valencia – Freddy Rincón’s half-brother and owner of the truck – was driving. But he, exclusively, told EL TIEMPO that he had not seen the former player for weeks.
(Read in context: The two men who were in the car with Freddy Rincón and disappeared)
However, the investigations of the traffic accident, which now leaves Rincón dead and three injured, two women who were in the van and the driver of the MIO bus, are carried out by the Prosecutor’s Office and this will be the one that establishes the causes of the accident. road accident.
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