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Two rushed to hospital after Tulum taxi slams into concrete highway sign

Tulum, Q.R. — A taxi driver and his passenger ended up hospitalized after the driver lost control and slammed his car into a concrete sign along the Tulum-Cobá highway.

The accident was recorded Sunday night around 9:00 p.m. when the driver of the unit from the Tiburones del Caribe taxi union was located along the highway. The car had left the road and slammed into a large concrete sign before coming to rest on its side along the base of a CFE pole.

The impact crushed the front of the taxi and left the two union members inside with serious injuries. The driver, 30-year-old Moisés C.C. and his companion Luis A.R.G., were rushed to hospital.

There have been allegations of impaired driving, however, police have not confirmed that to be the cause of the accident. Both men are reported to be from the community of Manuel Antonio Ay in Tulum.