18 confirmed dead after bus overturns near Mexico City, authorities say

April 30, 2024 by No Comments

A bus crash on the outskirts of Mexico City killed 18 people on Sunday, while another 32 were injured, according to the state civil protection agency. The accident happened in Malinalco in the southern region of Mexico state, which surrounds the capital on three sides. A bus traveling from San Luis de la Paz, in Guanajuato State in central Mexico, to the Chalma sanctuary south of Mexico City, overturned on the highway. 14 people were killed instantly, while another four died later in hospitals, according to the state of Mexico’s secretary of security. Local media circulated images of people providing assistance to the relatives of crash victims. The state prosecutors’ offices of Mexico and Guanajuato said they were assisting the bereaved families.