Cozumel, Q.R. — A tourist involved in a scooter accident in Cozumel was killed Thursday after skidding her bike. Two women were traveling along the southern portion of the coastal highway on a rented scooter when the driver lost control.
Both women fell with the unit and were carried along the highway as the scooter skidded to a stop.
According to information issued by the Directorate of Public Security, both women were foreign tourists to the island. Paramedics responded to the call for medical assistance on Rafael E. Melgar Avenue and Miguel Alemán Avenue.
When they arrived, one of the women was rushed to hospital, while the second was pronounced on scene. Excessive speed is said a factor in the deadly accident. The Cozumel directorate of Public Security did not release the names, ages or nationality of the women.