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30 May 2019 | 01:49 AM UTC

Mexico: Bus accident kills 23 in Veracruz May 29

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Bus and tractor trailer collision kills 23 people in Veracruz on May 29; transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/30/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Veracruz, Maltrata (Veracruz state)


At least 23 people were killed, and 30 others injured, when a bus collided with a tractor trailer on Wednesday, May 29, in Veracruz state. The accident occurred near Maltrata around 10:25 (local time) along the Puebla-Veracruz highway, overturning both vehicles and causing a deadly fire. Residual transportation disruptions, particularly for westbound traffic, are possible along with an increased security and emergency response personnel presence. 


Individuals traveling along the Puebla-Veracruz highway are advised to allow additional time to reach their destination and anticipate transportation disruptions, including increased congestion and road closures.


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