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Palapa falls on women at Cancun beach

Cancun, Q.R. — A tourist was hospitalized on Tuesday after a beach palapa fell on her head.

The accident took place at the beach in front of Carisa and Palma condominiums at Kilometer 9.5 in the Cancun Hotel Zone.

The woman was taken to hospital when a palapa collapsed next to a step of sand that collapsed, hitting her in the head.

Other sunbathers as well as gendarmes and lifeguards came to her aid, attending to her until paramedics arrived from a private service and took her to a clinic. The woman was said to have suffered only minor injuries.