Mexico Bus Accident: A bus full of passengers met with an accident in Mexico. 27 people died when the bus fell into the ditch, while 21 people were injured, out of which the condition of 17 is said to be critical. According to Milenio’s report, on Wednesday the bus full of passengers was going from Mexico City to Yosundua.
According to emergency personnel, the bus fell into a roadside ditch. According to Milenio, the accident happened in the city of Magdalena Peñasco and was also confirmed on Twitter by the governor of Oaxaca. Milenio is a national newspaper of Mexico.
Mexico | A bus travelling through the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca crashed into a ravine, killing 27 people, authorities said. 21 people were injured, of whom 12 are in critical condition, said Oaxaca Interior Minister Jesus Romero: Reuters
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According to the information, the injured were admitted to the hospital of the city of Magdalena Peñasco by the personnel of the Tlaxiao Civil Protection. Due to the shortage of medical personnel in the hospital, help was sought from all the doctors in the city to treat the injured.
Death toll rises from 25 to 27
It was initially reported that 25 people were killed and 17 injured were admitted to the IMSS clinic in Tlaxiao. However, due to the severity of the injuries, two people succumbed to their injuries, taking the death toll to 27. Jesus Romero Lopez, secretary general of Oaxaca’s government, said the accident occurred at around 6:30 a.m. (local time).
The dead included 13 women and a newborn.
According to Milenio, among the dead were 13 women and 13 men and a one-year-old child. The governor of Oaxaca, Salomon Jara, expressed regret over the accident and ordered various state agencies to go to the scene to take care of the victims.