Merida Yucatan.- Yesterday a passenger bus collided with a cargo truck on the Escárcega-Chetumal highwaynear the town of Tres Garantías, leaving 6 people dead and 23 injured.
According to the first reports, the accident occurred at 5:30 a.m. when the bus that came from Chiapas, from the company Mayan Tourist Transportation bound for Playa del Carmen collided with a dump truck.
The passenger truck collided with the other one that was parked, causing it to leave the road, while the bus was left between the road and the brush, which was seriously damaged.
According to what was reported, several people were trapped and others were thrown out of the windows after the crash, where Six people died, including a 3-year-old girl, and 23 people were injured.so they had to be transferred to area hospitals to receive medical attention.
So far it has not been reported which of the drivers was at fault, however, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reported that it is carrying out the corresponding investigations to find out how the incident happened.
(With information from Diario de Yucatán)