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Cancun man dies in motorcycle accident 500 meters from home

Cancun, Q.R. — The driver of a motorcycle has died and his passenger injured after hitting the back of a public combi van in Cancun.

On Monday, a couple on a motorcycle collided with the back of a combi on López Portillo Avenue at the height of Colonia Avante. The man died at the scene and the woman was transferred to the General Hospital.

The accident occurred 500 meters from the couple’s home.

Emergency personnel received calls regarding the accident at 10:20 a.m. from witnesses and passing motorists. According to transit police, the driver of the motorcycle failed to maintain a safe distance between himself and the combi in front.

Paramedics arrived but were unable to save the man. He was pronounced at the scene. The woman was transferred to the General Hospital with reported head trauma. The deceased motorcycle driver has been identified as José Antonio N.