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Bacalar highway crash leaves one serious

Bacalar, Q.R. — One person was sent to hospital in serious condition after a taxi and truck collided at highway speed. The accident was reported Tuesday night along the Bacalar-Felipe Carrillo Puerto highway.

The heavily damaged taxi was reportedly speeding along the dark highway when the driver slammed into a slow moving truck.

Paramedics from the Bacalar Rescue and Medical Emergencies Group arrived at the scene, as well as personnel from the National Emergency Commission who were in charge of stabilizing and transferring the injured person to hospital.