Puerto Aventuras, Q.R. — Passersby reported a burning vehicle seen along the highway outside Puerto Aventuras Monday. The SUV caught fire after crashing into a tree. Police and firemen responded to the 9:00 a.m. emergency call for help after a front tire on the vehicle blew.
The blown out tire caused the driver to lose control, crashing into a tree where the engine immediately caught fire. The driver was not seriously injured, however, the vehicle was a complete write-off.
The driver was heading toward Akumal when the accident happened.