14 killed in Mexico bus accident

Mexico City, Oct 4 (IANS) At least 14 people, including two children, were killed and 20 injured when a bus fell into a ravine in Mexico state Friday, Xinhua reported.

According to police, the accident occurred in the morning when a passenger bus fell into a 50-metre-deep ravine in Naucalpan-Toluca highway. The vehicle was heading to Cuatro Caminos, a metro station in Mexico City, Naucalpan Municipal Police said.

While 14 died on the spot, the injured people were sent to local hospitals by three helicopters and several ambulances, police said.

Preliminary investigation shows the driver lost control when the bus was speeding on the road.


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