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Driver of passenger van receives minor injuries in Playa del Carmen topple

Play del Carmen, Q.R. — The driver of a van carrying three passenger fell asleep just before arriving in Playa del Carmen, overturning of his unit along the highway.

The accident occurred on the Playa del Carmen highway near the Xplor park, heading north.

According to first reports, the driver admitted to falling asleep and crashing into the Xplor park sign. Due to a mound at the sign, the van hit it and rolled over onto its side, causing a great deal of traffic congestion. There were no serious injuries reported.

The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries, however, the three passengers inside the van at the time of the topple did not require hospital transfers.