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Clash between a tanker carrying fuel and a bus full of passengers, at least 18 dead in northern Mexico

Published on: 11-09-2022 08:15


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Dramatic car accident in Mexico: is at least 18 dead the tragic outcome of a collision between a tanker carrying fuel and a bus loaded with passengers. The crash resulted in a fire that devoured both vehicles.

The accident in Mexico

The serious accident occurred on Saturday 10 September in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, in the north-eastern part of the country. It was a bus and a collision a tank truck loaded with fuel.

The two vehicles collided at dawn along the highway that connects Ciudad Victoria to Monterrey, near the city of Hidalgo.

Rescuers at the scene of the accident

Clash between tank truck and bus: at least 18 dead

The balance of the accident is dramatic: at least 18 people died in the accident and subsequent fire, triggered by the explosion of the fuel. Numerous people were injured.

The death toll, however, could rise in the next few hours, the Tamaulipas prosecutor’s office said, adding that an investigation is underway.

The dynamics of the accident

The exact dynamics of the incident are still being examined by the investigators, but it seems that it was the cause of the clash the detachment of one of the two trailers the tanker.

The trailer crashed into a bus traveling to Monterrey, in the state of Nuevo León, and it overturned on its side, causing a large fire which hit both heavy vehicles.

The tanker driver, who survived the accident, initially fled, and then turned himself in to the local police. His position is being examined by investigators.


Photo Source: ANSA

The article is in Italian

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