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Car catches fire after driver crashes into pole along Cancun highway

Cancún, Q.R. — The driver of a car that crashed against a light pole along the Cancun-Puerto Morelos highway completely destroyed his vehicle.

The accident was recorded just after 5:00 p.m. near the Moon Palace hotel after the driver reportedly lost control and hit a pole in the median. Overturning his vehicle, the driver managed to flee before the car caught fire.

Photo: Bomberos Cancun

Firefighters were called to quelch flames, however, the vehicle was already destroyed. The driver received only minor injuries.

He was assessed roadside by paramedics and did not require a hospital transfer.