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Cancun mototaxi catches fire when overturned by car

Cancun, Q.R. — A mototaxi in Cancun caught fire after being hit by a car in an intersection. The mototaxi, which belonged to Unidos en Pie de Lucha, was completely destroyed after the collision.

Both vehicles collided at 6:00 p.m. at Cecilio Chi Avenue near Vicente Suárez in the area of Paseos Kabah. The 19-year-old moto driver was sideswiped by an oncoming car, which toppled his unit.

As residences watched, the taxi caught fire and burned.

Cancun firemen arrived along with a tow truck. Once the mototaxi was extinguished, it was hauled away. The driver of the taxi suffered a minor injury to his leg.