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Motorcycle driver killed when hit by car rushing pregnant woman to Playa del Carmen hospital

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man was killed Monday morning on a Playa del Carmen roadway after he was hit by a car that was rushing a pregnant woman to hospital.

The man driving the motorcycle collided with the car in the Misión de las Flores neighborhood just before 9:00 a.m. Witnesses say the car failed to stop at a sign since he was “in a rush” to get the woman to hospital, causing the driver of the motorcycle to crash into him.

Municipal police and paramedics attended to the scene of the accident. Authorities arrived to find the lifeless body of an unidentified male of approximately 23-years-of-age, laying on the pavement.

Police arrested the driver of the car for the demarcation of responsibilities. The Sentra car was also seized and the pregnant woman taken to hospital.