Young Girl Injured in Accident with Presidential Motorcade Received at National Palace
- Friday, August 10, 2012 1:32 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly and First Lady Sophia Martelly received at the National Palace, Patricelande Mexil, the young girl injured when a vehicle and the presidential motorcade collided in July. The first couple was happy to see the young Particelande had recovered and was full of vitality.
Friday, August 10, 2012: The First Lady of the Republic, Mrs. Sophia Martelly, received on Wednesday, August 8, in her office at the National Palace, Patricelande Mexil, the 6 year old girl who was severely injured in the accident with a vehicle with the motorcade in Milot, this past July 19.
Following this accident, Patricelande had first been treated in the emergency department of the Hospital of Milot, before being transferred by helicopter the same day into Port-au-Prince. She was placed in intensive care at the Hospital Bernard Mews where she had been visited by the presidential couple.
She is an alert child, full of vitality and humor that was received by the First Lady who did not hide her satisfaction to see her in such good shape. The President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, who wanted to meet her, was visibly pleased with her health and took with her a friendly chat during which she had shown an astonishing vivacity of mind.
Accompanied by her mother, she created the event at the Office of the First Lady.
On Thursday, August 9, escorted by Mona Adam, nurse, member of the Office of the First Lady, Patricelande and her mother traveled to the terminal Guy Malary where they boarded the Tortug'Air to Cap-Haitien.
Upon arrival in the metropolis of the North, they were received by a medical team led by Dr. OFATMA Valerie Francois Jacques assisted the nurse Leonid PhilogÃ¨ne that has accompanied them to their home in Milot where they received a warm welcome from the people.
The President of the Republic and the First Lady has promised to support the family and were particularly concerned with her education and the environment in which it operates.
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