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Three killed in fatal accident outside Akumal

Akumal, Q.R. — Three people were reported killed Friday in an accident along the Puerto Aventuras – Akumal section of highway. Notice of the accident was made to emergency services around 2:30 a.m.

Authorities responding to the call arrived to find three deceased and one injured person. Two of the bodies were found laying in the middle of the highway. Details of the accident have yet to be released as police continue to investigate the cause of the fatal accident, however, preliminary reports say the driver of a pickup truck slammed into a tree.

The driver of the red Ford Ranger was the only survivor and was rushed to hospital in serious condition. Unofficial reports say the driver was under the influence of alcohol.