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Two women die in fatal car accident outside Tulum

Tulum, Q.R. — Two women were killed in a fatal car accident after the vehicle they were in went off the road.

Early reports say the accident occurred around 7:45 a.m. Monday approximately 15 kilometers before Tulum when a car suddenly left the highway, rolled and landed in roadside brush.

The accident was reported to the C-4 command center where police and ambulances were requested. Firefighters arrived on scene, headed by commander James Bracamonte.

According to a preliminary report, the man driving the car lost control after a tire exploded, causing the vehicle to overturn. Two women inside the car died on scene. One of the women was reportedly ejected from the vehicle.

Photo: La Fiscalía General del Estado

Municipal police, firemen, federal police and Civil Protection of Tulum along with paramedics attended the accident. The driver of the car, 25-year-old Ángel Francisco González, received minor injuries as did passenger Lore Leydi Morales Crisanto.

The two deceased have not been identified.