Cancun, Q.R. — Two women suffered a scooter accident after they drove over a city sewer lid that was not properly secured. The mother and daughter were traveling along Costa Maya Avenue at 6:20 p.m. when they hit the improperly placed lid. Both were thrown from their scooter.
Emergency 911 received the report. Authorities from the Directorate of Traffic along with paramedics arrived at the site, confirming both had suffered various injuries. They were transferred to the General Hospital of Cancun.
According to residents of the area, the cover of the sewer was lifted by Municipal Public Services personnel after the rains registered in recent days, in order to drain the avenue. They also reported that they lowered the cover, which was left open, however, it was not properly placed.