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Nine hotel workers injured in bus overturn

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A Del Valle bus carrying morning workers along the Cancun-Playa del Carmen highway landed on its side leaving nine inside with injuries.

Reports say that the bus overturned after the driver of the unit reportedly fell asleep at the wheel. At the time of the accident, the bus was carrying hotel workers, taking them to their morning shift. It was around 5:00 a.m. when the bus accident happened.

Police and ambulances arrived to tend to those injured. Of those inside, nine were reported to have non-life threatening injuries, however, they were transferred to hospital. The accident caused a standstill in early morning commuter traffic.