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Car flips along Tulum-Playa highway after driver falls asleep

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest on its side after the driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel.

Police were sent to the scene of the one-vehicle accident that was reported along the Tulum-Playa del Carmen highway. Fortunately, the driver only sustained minor injuries.

The driver of the Ford Figo told authorities he had left Tulum and was driving to Playa del Carmen when at Kilometer 252, his car left the roadway after he dosed off. The car immediately overturned and flipped several times before slamming against an electric pole and landing on its side.

Paramedics arrived as did Federal Police agents.