Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Despite efforts, Playa del Carmen paramedics were unable to save a man who was run over by an SUV. The man, who worked for a company delivering automotive parts, was hit by the SUV Friday at an intersection in the Ejidal neighborhood.
Paramedics responded to the 4:30 p.m. emergency call for help made by witnesses who alleged that the driver of the SUV failed to stop at the marked intersection and hit the motorcycle before slamming into the rear of a parked red Nissan. The motorcycle rider was found trapped under the vehicle when paramedics arrived.
Despite their efforts, the unidentified driver passed away. He was pronounced on scene. Police were also on site where they proceeded to arrest the unnamed 23-year-old SUV driver.