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Driver hits combi, flees then arrested after hitting bridge

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The driver of a compact vehicle that caused a traffic accident with a public transport combi was arrested by police after fleeing the scene, only to crash again a few streets over.

The mishap began at 6:00 a.m. when the compact vehicle came into contact with the public combi along 30th Avenue in centro Playa del Carmen. The impact from the hit caused the comi to tumble onto its side. The driver that hit the combi fled the scene.

Police were quick to track the fleeing diver when it was reported they ran into the base of a vehicular bridge a few streets over.

The driver of the car was arrested. Of the four passengers inside the public combi, two were taken to hospital for injuries.