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Early morning crash sends both Playa del Carmen drivers to hospital

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two Playa del Carmen vehicles were completely destroyed in an early morning collision that sent both drivers to hospital. Officials say the accident was reported to Emergency 911 around 8:00 a.m.

When police and paramedics arrived, they found two vehicles, a private car and a city taxi, both completely destroyed along Playa del Carmen Boulevard. According to preliminary date, the driver of the taxi failed to respect a red light.

While crossing the intersection, he was sideswiped by the fast-approaching car. Both vehicles ended up on the median of the roadway. Due to the heavy impact, the taxi was left laying on its side.

The condition of the drivers is unknown.