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Driver fleeing Playa del Carmen accident stopped by good samaritan

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two women were seriously injured after being knocked off their motorcycle by a truck while traveling along a Playa del Carmen street. Police attended to the report of the accident on Avenida Pintores in the Nicte Ha neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Witnesses say upon hitting the motorcycle, the driver of the heavy unit fled at full speed, but was followed by a taxi driver who chased him to 104th Street and 30th Avenue where he managed to block his path.

Two motorized police officers arrived at the scene, returning the driver of the truck to the scene of the accident where he was arrested.

The two injured women were taken by ambulance to the General Hospital.