14 killed, 20 injured in Mexico bus-truck collision

July 7th, 2008 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS  

Veracruz (Mexico), July 7 (IANS) At least 14 people have been killed and more than 20 injured in a bus-truck collision in southern Mexico, EFE news agency reported Monday. The accident occurred Saturday evening when a passenger bus hit a truck head-on near the town of Tantoyuca in Veracruz, a state on Mexico’s southern Gulf Coast.

According to officials, most of the dead were from the truck, which provided transportation service in northern Veracruz.

All the injured were taken to a nearby hospital and the conditions of some of them are stated to be very critical.

The police have begun an investigation into the incident.

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