Costa Rica News – A tourist has died tragically after a tree fell on a boat carrying about 20 people along the La Suerte River, heading towards Tortuguero, in Pococí de Limón.
2 people suffered serious injuries.
The Red Cross arrived at the scene and confirmed the death of the woman, Maria Cristina Star Ropou, 22-years-old. The guide of the boat told authorities she was the only one missing from his list. The girl had been pressed between the tree and the boat with lethal blows.
Once found, the movement of her body was coordinated, which happened around 1:30.
The accident happened at 11:41 am. Two other people were seriously injured and five were treated for considerable blows and five others for less severe blows.
The closest clinics reinforced the medical services available at the nearest one, the clinic of Cariari de Pococí, to deal with the accident patients.