Road accident claims eight lives in Mexico

Road accident claims eight lives in Mexico

Agency News

Mexico City, Feb 22: As many as eight people, including two women, were killed and six injured after a van collided with a tractor trailer in the northern Mexican state of Durango, local authorities said.

According to them, the incident occurred at around 7.15 am local time (1315 GMT) on Friday near the highway connecting the villages of San Miguel de Cruces and Coyotes, part of the municipality of Pueblo Nuevo.

The injured were rushed to the hospitals of El Salto city and the state capital city of Durango. Further investigations were underway, they added.(UNI)