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On Sunday, 4 February 4, 2024, at 11:50pm, Dominican citizen John Raymond Durán Villar crashed into the metal gates of the north access to the Presidential Palace on México Avenue. The Presidency issued an explanatory note indicating that the President was at home.

The individual would carry out high-speed turns until reaching the interior parking lot, where the vehicle stopped after colliding with a parked black Toyota 4Runner.

Durán Villar used a gray Chevrolet Colorado pick up truck, with license plate L477542 registered to his name.

The truck suffered damage in several parts of its bodywork as it impacted other vehicles during his trajectory through the Presidential Palace.

Presidency spokesperson Homero Figueroa said that after being neutralized, the individual was taken to the Central Hospital of the Armed Forces emergency room, where he is currently...

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