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10 sent to Cancun hospitals after bus driver loses control

Cancun, Q.R. — Police say 10 people have been sent to Cancun hospitals after being injured in a public transit collision in the Cancun Hotel Zone.

The accident happened at 7:10 a.m. Monday at Kilometer 7.5 near the Pok Ta Pok subdivision. In their statement, they said that they received the report of the accident when the driver of the public bus lost control and hit the center ridge.

Police say the driver, who was operating an unplated bus, failed to take the current wet road conditions into consideration and hit the ridge. From there, the bus ran into a palm tree then into a metal light standard. The impact of the bus collision saw 10 sent to area hospitals.