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Semi driver involved in serious José María Morelos highway accident flees scene

José María Morelos, Q.R. — A collision between a car and semi has sent three to hospital in serious condition. Passing motorists came upon the accident scene at kilometer 155 of the José María Morelos-Polyuc federal highway early Friday afternoon and called emergency services.

From the wreckage, paramedics found a 37-year-old woman, a 32-year-old man and a 3-year-old girl. The 32-year-old male driver was trapped behind the wheel and required the assistance of firemen to cut him free.

The 32-year-old male driver had to be cut from the car using the Jaws of Life. Photo: January 12, 2024.

All three from inside the car were residents of José María Morelos. They were rushed to hospital in serious condition after colliding nearly head-on with a semi.

The semi unit alleged involved in the accident was found abandoned several kilometers from the scene. Photo: January 12, 2024.

Transit Police responding to the 1:35 p.m. report of the accident arrived to find only one vehicle. The semi believed involved in the accident was located several kilometers away abandoned on the side of the highway.

Police continue to investigate the official cause of the accident while they search for the driver of the semi.