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Playa Express combi smashes into semi killing one

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Several people were injured and one killed after an express combi van smashed into the rear end of a semi trailer outside Playa del Carmen.

The accident happened Tuesday evening around 6:15 p.m. near the federal police filter along the Cancun-Playa del Carmen highway. Police and ambulances rushed to the scene after receiving the report from Emergency 911. Several people were injured and at least one person killed when the Playa Express van hit the semi.

The accident was attended by medical personnel as well as Federal Police, firemen and Civil Protection. There was no official release on the cause of the accident. The deceased has not yet been identified.