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Speeding drunk driver totals car, walks away

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man traveling in a Ford Focus crashed into a light pole at Real del Bilbao in Playa del Carmen after crashing from excessive speed.

The accident occurred at 1:30 a.m. when emergency services arrived at an accident on Avenida Luis Donaldo Colosio. Once there, police found a man had lost control of his car and crashed head on into a light pole, causing the post to be torn from the ground.

The impact totaled the front of the man’s car. Police says the man is suspected of driving impaired, noting beer cans were found at the scene.

The accident was reported to Emergency 911 by a person in the vehicle behind the Ford Focus. The impaired driver walked away with only minor injuries.

He was arrested and taken to jail to await further charges.