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Cancun combi driver leaves 7 with injuries

Cancun, Q.R. — At least seven people were reported injured Wednesday night when the operator of a Transporte Terrestre Estatal (TTE) combi lost control and slammed into a light standard. The 8:00 p.m. accident happened directly in front of the Municipal Traffic Directorate facilities.

Emergency personnel attended to the scene along Xcaret Avenue where the 25-year-old combi driver, Jesús Darwin N, lost control of his unit due to wet pavement, resulting in his slamming head on into a CFE pole.

Red Cross personnel transferred at least seven people with minor injuries to hospital. Police proceeded to arrest the operator of the public combi.