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Highway accident outside Puerto Morelos leaves six injured

Puerto Morelos Q.R. — An auto accident along the Cancun-Playa del Carmen highway has left six injured.

The accident occurred outside Puerto Morelos when a public collective transportation unit from Puerto Morelos collided with the back of a private pick-up truck Tuesday morning. The two-vehicle collision was reported around 10:30 a.m.

Police and medical personnel arrived at the site to find the driver of the van pinned inside. Firefighters from Cancun and Puerto Morelos were on scene to remove the driver who, once freed, was found to have leg fractures and chest injuries.

In total, six people were injured including two of the three minors involved in the crash. Both vehicles were heavily damaged.

There was no report on a possible cause for the accident.