Early this Thursday morning, a passenger truck of the Elite line, fell off a cliff at kilometer 27 of the North Tepic bypass, and left 19 people dead, as well as 23 injured.
The truck was bound for Tijuana and came from Mexico City, but made a stopover in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco.
The vehicle fell approximately 30 meters in the area known as El Pichón, where the emergency services arrived and began the rescue of the injured people and the bodies.
The driver of the truck was alive and said that he fell asleep, so he could not control the unit, and was made available to the authorities.
This is how the bus accident happened in Nayarit
So far it is known that there are two people of Indian origin who were injured, but it is warned that others could be found.
Among the deceased people they found 5 boys and girls. The injured people were taken to different hospitals in Tepic.
For this incident there total closure of circulation in Libramiento Tepicthe National Guard reported.
Personnel from the Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection, through the Nayarit State Police and Fire Department, in coordination with the Mexican Red Cross, Sedena, National Guard and AMEC Group, carried out immediate response actions to attend to the people who were traveling in the unit, reported Citizen Protection and Firefighters of Nayarit.
The injured list for the bus accident is as follows:
- Vanessa Salazar, 8 years old.
- Jose Sarabia Lugo, 45 years old.
- Dafne Fragoso, 1 year 7 months.
- Lilia Patricia Blas Pineda, 45 years old.
- Abraham Campos Blas, 15 years old.
- Diego Salazar Murga, 10 years old.
- Adriana Murga López, 39 years old.
- Adreissa Elizabet Rivas, 15 years old.
- Lucía Hernández Ángel, 18 years old.
- Rosalva Garcia, 55 years old.
- Guadalupe Catalina Martinez, 39 years old.
- Jose Camacho Castro, 18 years old.
- Claudia Castro Salazar, 31 years old.
- Aaron Garcia Castro, 11 years old.
- Julieta Marisol Carranza, 49 years old.
- Maria Eugenia Castro, 41 years old.
- Rajan Singh, 21, from India.
- Mandip kumar, 22, from India.
- Adama Bemba Kane, approximately 46 years old, from India.
- Hanidou Kante, age unknown.
- Víctor Adalberto Aibal, 49, from the Dominican Republic.
- Francis Xavier ‘N’
- David Carmona, 57 years old.