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Man dies trying to cross Puerto Aventuras highway

Puerto Aventuras, Q.R. — A man died Friday night after being hit by a taxi in Puerto Aventuras. The accident was reported around 10:00 p.m. by other motorists.

Police were sent to the scene near the Puerto Aventuras pedestrian bridge where they found an adult male laying in the middle of the highway. According to preliminary information, the man was trying to cross the highway when he was struck by the Playa del Carmen taxi.

Paramedics were called, but the man was dead by the time they arrived.