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Motorcycle driver killed instantly after being thrown headlong into rock

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The driver of a motorcycle was killed Monday after crashing headlong into a large stone. His male passenger was rushed to Playa del Carmen hospital in critical condition.

The accident was reported on the property of a Riviera Maya theme park Monday afternoon. According to early reports, the driver of the motorcycle was leaving the area speeding around a corner around 3:30 p.m. when he suddenly began skidding.

Both men were thrown from the bike. The driver skidded head first into a large rock. His passenger also skidded, coming to a stop beside the rock. The unnamed male driver was killed instantly after his helmet split. His passenger remains hospitalized.