Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – A horrific auto accident along the Federal Highway resulted in burned vehicles and at least two dead and five seriously injured.
The accident occurred at the height of the Hard Rock Hotel along the Federal Highway. Preliminary reports say that one of the vehicles involved in the crash attempted to pass another. The passing vehicle hit a combi passenger van head on.
The engine of the combi passenger van caught fire and quickly spread with passengers inside. Reports say that two people, apparently two combi drivers, perished inside the burning van.
Officials have not yet officially confirmed a final number of deceased or injured. The combi passenger van was from Lázaro Cárdenas del Río in Playa del Carmen.