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Driver of compact car loses control and topples outside Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The driver of a compact vehicle toppled and landed on his roof Friday night on Playa del Carmen city outskirts.

The accident happened along the highway just outside Xcaret. Police reported that the driver, who was traveling with a roof rack of fruit and vegetables, managed to topple the vehicle, likely due to excessive speed.

The load of produce was scattered across most of the highway heading south. The driver was evaluated by paramedics and deemed uninjured. Police were on scene to file a report. The driver, who was allegedly intoxicated, was arrested.