Bus crash in Mexico leaves at least 13 passengers dead, including three children, and 27 injured

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At least 13 killed and 23 injured when bus overturns en route to Mexican resort town Puerto Vallarta

  • Authorities said 13 passengers died, including three children, and 23 were injured after a bus overturned in Mexico on Tuesday 
  • The bus was transporting 40 people, including 27 who suffered injuries 
  • The coach departed from Guerrero and was headed to the Jalisco resort city of Puerto Vallarta when it crashed in Ocoyoacac, State of Mexico, at 2:30am  

At least 13 passengers, including three children, have died and 27 others were injuried when the bus they were traveling in crashed in Mexico on Tuesday. 

Authorities said the bus departed from the state of Guerrero and was traveling to the Jalisco resort city of Puerto Vallarta when it overturned in Ocoyoacac, a municipality in State of Mexico. 

Several Mexican news outlets reported that officials said the accident could have been caused by the vehicle traveling at a high speed and due to the wet conditions on the State of Mexico-Mexico City highway.

The dead victims also included five women and five men.

At least 13 people, including three children have been reported dead and 23 were injured after a bus crash in Ocoyoacac, Mexico, on Tuesday. The bus was transporting 40 passengers from Guerrero to the Jalisco resort city of Puerto Vallarta when it overturned

Authorities said the tragic accident could have been caused by wet road conditions

Authorities said the tragic accident could have been caused by wet road conditions

The coach was carrying 40 passengers when it crashed and landed on its side.

Images of the tragic scene showed bodies of passengers lying under the bus wreckage on the 23-mile marker of the State of Mexico-Mexico City highway.

The injured were transported to eight hospitals in State of Mexico and Mexico City. 

One of the two lanes on the road remained closed while authorities worked to removed from the crash site in the middle of rush hour traffic.

Pictured above are two bodies that were ejected from the bus after it crashed in Ocoyoacac, Mexico, on Tuesday

Pictured above are two bodies that were ejected from the bus after it crashed in Ocoyoacac, Mexico, on Tuesday

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