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Two drivers killed in head-on Playa del Carmen highway crash

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The drivers of two vehicles involved in a highway road accident were killed on Sunday. Both drivers of the private vehicles were pronounced on scene after they collided head-on at high speed.

The deadly accident happened along the Playa del Carmen highway near Punta Venado when around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the front tire of an orange SUV exploded. The explosion caused the driver to lose control and invade the oncoming lane, where it smashed head-on into an oncoming green minivan. Due to the speed at which both vehicles were traveling, both drivers were killed.

A female passenger in the orange SUV was seriously injured and rushed to Playa del Carmen hospital.