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Cancun police unit heavily damaged after colliding with taxi during city chase

Cancun, Q.R. — A Cancun police unit was heavily damaged after being involved in a chase. The unit was in pursuit of a motorcycle when it crashed into the side of a taxi.

Municipal police were chasing an individual on a motorcycle who was reportedly carrying a weapon. During the Monday afternoon chase, the police unit collided with a taxi that was leaving a convenience store parking lot on 20 de Noviembre Avenue.

According to preliminary information, the driver of the cab failed to look in both directions before pulling out of the parking lot. Neither of the police offiers or the driver of the taxi were injured.

The right side of the taxi was hit by the police unit during a pursuit. Photo: October 16, 2023.

The driver of the motorcycle lost control of his bike due to the collision. He was treated for injures and arrested.