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Pair flee scene after wrapping car around tree in Cancun Hotel Zone

Cancun, Q.R. — The passengers of a compact car that ended up wrapped around a palm tree left their vehicle and fled the scene before police arrived. Emergency services responded to the 10:00 p.m. accident along Kukulcán Boulevard of the Cancun Hotel Zone.

Other motorists called in the accident, which occurred at kilometer 25.5 of Kukulcán Boulevard in the sea-side lane when the driver of car allegedly lost control after attempting a corner at a high rate of speed.

The small car overturned and eventually came to a stop after slamming into a large palm tree in the central median. Witnesses to the accident detailed that the two people inside the car got out and ran.