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Drunk driver who hit motorcycle tries to escape, hits another car

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A driver who hit a motorcycle tried to escape their fate by driving away only to hit another car.

The incident occurred Wednesday on Avenue Lilis in Playa del Carmen at around 9:30 a.m. when the driver of a car hit a motorcycle carrying two people. In an attempt to flee the scene, the driver decided to speed away, however matters were made worse when his Kia collided with a Volkswagen.

Undeterred by the struck vehicles, the driver of the Kia then abandoned the situation, running away on foot, however, several witnesses to the accidents saw the driver flee and blocked his way with their vehicles.

Police said that the driver of the Kia was under the influence of alcohol, driving drunk. When he realized he had hit and injured people, he attempted to flee crashing into a Volkswagen. The impaired driver was prevented from escaping by several taxi drivers who witnessed what the man was trying to do.

The good samaritans handed the drunk driver over to the municipal police, while two ambulances arrived to attend to the couple from the motorcycle and the driver inside the Volkswagen, who reportedly suffered a neck injury.