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Cancun taxi driver victim of hit and run by speeding Jetta

Cancun, Q.R. — A driver who reportedly hit a taxi while driving at excessive speed then fled, remains unknown. It was just after midnight when the two cars collided, leaving the taxi damaged.

According to the taxi driver, someone driving a blue Jetta suddenly appeared and tried to join traffic from a cross street. The Jetta car was traveling fast when the driver collided with the Cancun taxi.

Rather than stop, he kept going, leaving the Cancun taxi driver pushed off the road and into roadside vegetation.

Elements of the Quintana Roo Police and the Traffic Directorate arrived at the scene to gather information. The driver of the taxi was not injured in the nighttime hit and run.