Mexico clashes: 54 killed,100+ injured after a truck overturned. The news of the destructive accident that happened in southern Mexico on Thursday has been a tragedy ever since the event.
54 were confirmed dead and more than 100 injured when a truck fell and turned over. Most victims of the accident were allegedly said to be migrants from the central America. This is in accordance to local authorities from Mexico.
The accident took place in Mexico’s Chiapas state, which borders Guatemala as of the time of the accident.
A truck carrying dozens of migrants crashed.
People were seen spilled out on the road next to a white trailer that was open.
The vehicle crashed on a tight sharp bend outside the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez, the Chiapas state capital.
Children, women and men were among the dead, Reuters reported, citing the Chiapas state government.
A witness said they heard sobs from survivors as rescue workers arrived at the site of the crash, by a highway footbridge.
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