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Mother dies after she, 2-year-old hit by Tulum driver

Tulum, Q.R. — A young woman has died after she and her 2-year-old daughter were hit by a vehicle that fled the scene.

The accident happened around midnight Tuesday on calles Okot in Tulum when the mother and daughter were hit by a truck while riding a bicycle. Police have identified the woman as 29-year-old Deisy Santos from Chiapas. Police say she was pronounced on scene.

The 2-year-old girl was rushed to hospital with multiple serious injuries. Since the driver failed to stop, no arrests were made. Police continue to search for the driver and vehicle.