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Driver serious after taxi unit rolls outside Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — A taxi driver who had left a service call near the Yucatan border, ended up rolling his unit before returning to his destination.

The accident happened along the Leona Vicario-Nuevo section of federal highway early Thursday, according to police service reports. The taxi, who was from Puerto Morelos, had left a service call in Nuevo Valladolid and was returning to Puerto Morelos when he lost control and rolled.

Passersby on their way to Leona Vicario stopped to call emergency personnel and help the driver of the unit. Police and an ambulance arrived. The taxi driver was transferred to hospital in serious condition.