Atleast 13 killed in bus accident in Mexico

Minimum 13 people died and 21 injured yesterday when a bus veered out of control and slammed into a rock face in southern Mexico, the authorities said.

The accident took place before dawn on a highway in the state of Chiapas near the border with Guatemala, repots BSS.

  Learn about the COVID-19 pandemic from News Hour  

“The passenger bus left the road and collided with a wall of rock, killing 13 people,” the state prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

Initial investigations point to brake failure, according to the authorities, who said that the passengers were mostly residents of communities in the area.

Follow News Hour
News Hour Correspondent

This article has been posted by a News Hour Correspondent. For queries, please contact through [email protected]
No Comments
Scroll Up
%d bloggers like this: