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Two die in horrific car accident on outskirts of Cancun

Cancún, Q.R. — An auto accident outside the city of Cancun has left two dead and two seriously injured.

The accident happened Tuesday afternoon on the Cancun-Puerto Morelos highway when the driver of a compact car lost control and slammed into the bed of a parked trailer.

Photo: La Fiscalía General del Estado

The accident occurred in front of Xoximilco Park just outside Cancun. Police and medical personnel were on hand to help the injured. Medical officials confirmed the death of two people on scene, saying that two more were rushed to hospital in serious condition, one of which was a pregnant woman.

The two injured women were trapped inside the crushed car and had to be removed with the help of firefighters.

Federal and ministerial police along with firemen and paramedics attended the accident.