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Cozumel taxi driver serious after falling asleep at wheel

Cozumel, Q.R. — A taxi driver remains in serious condition after hitting a parked private vehicle along the southern coastal road of Cozumel.

According to the municipal traffic report, the taxi driver, identified as 45-year-old Roberto G.Z., apparently fell asleep at the wheel. His unit, which was without passengers, collided with the private parked vehicle at Kilometer 7 of the southern coastal highway.

Witnesses to the accident reported the scene to Emergency 911. Police responded. An ambulance arrived to transport the injured taxi driver to hospital in Code Red, where he was reported in serious condition.