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Fleeing bus driver arrested after hitting Tulum couple

Tulum, Q.R. — A couple on a motorcycle were hit by a bus in Tulum, leaving two injured and a fleeing bus driver.

The accident happened at 7:25 p.m. on Avenida Satélite in Tulum when the pair were struck by the Mayab bus who, witnesses say, failed to stop at a marked sign. The bus, which had left Chetumal, was bound for Cancun.

Witnesses to the hit called emergency personnel. Municipal and traffic police were quick to arrive. Two ambulances arrived to transport the injured to hospital.

The bus driver, who fled, was arrested by police at the northern exit of the city, approximately three kilometers from the site of the accident.