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Driver dies instantly after hitting base of Playa del Carmen overpass

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Preliminary reports say the driver of a car died instantly after hitting a bridge support beam along Playa del Carmen Boulevard.

The accident was recorded during the early morning hours of Saturday when the driver lost control and slammed head-on into the 34th Avenue beam under the bridge overpass.

Both police and paramedics arrived at the accident site, however, medical personnel pronounced the driver on scene noting they no longer had vital signs.

Forensic medical staff arrived to remove the body. Police cordoned off the area while they investigated. Details of the accident have not yet been released. The deceased has not been identified.