Mayor highway will be closed today as part of crash investigation

The Poder Judicial is closing down the  Zurquí tunnel in both directions today starting at 8 a.m. In order to  reconstruct an accident that took place there Oct. 15, 2012.

The closing is at the request of a prosecutor handling a case in the  II Circuito Judicial of San José. The Poder Judicial could not say how long the tunnel on Ruta 32 would be closed.

This is the major road from San Jose´to the northern zone and to the Caribbean coast.  Prosecutors also said that they would question at the scene during the recreation eight persons who either witnessed or were involved in the accident.

The accident took place when a vehicle with three persons crossed into the opposite land and collided with a vehicle containing two persons, said the Poder Judicial. The case is a criminal one.

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