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Playa del Carmen motorcycle driver dies after bike dragged, catches fire

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A traffic accident that occurred on Saturday night left one person dead and two in jail. It was around 9:30 p.m. when a small pickup truck collided with another small truck and a motorcycle.

Police were called to the scene of the accident on Avenida Juárez in the Ejido neighborhood where they located one deceased male. The driver of the motorcycle became involved in the accident after the driver of the small Nissan truck lost control and sideswiped another vehicle.

The motorcycle driver became tangled up in the roadway accident that left his bike in flames after being dragged by one of the vehicles. Sparks ignited spilled gasoline which left the driver of the motorcycle badly burned.

The driver died on scene. The bike’s passenger was transferred to hospital in serious condition. The status of their health is unknown. Both drivers from the vehicles were arrested.