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Bus and van collide on Veracruz highway killing 7, injuring 20

Veracruz — A traffic accident on Monday resulted in the death of seven and at least 20 injured.

The accident occurred on the Minatitlán-Coatzacoalcos highway. So far, seven people were reported deceased and more than 20 injured after a passenger bus was hit head-on by a passenger van.

Reports say that a Sotavento bus was hit by a company van transporting workers, creating chaos along the highway that, before done, involved three other private vehicles. Four of the van’s occupants died instantly, while others in the van were seriously injured.

Others were reported killed from the chain reaction of the accident that involved the three compact cars traveling on the highway at the time.

Traffic was interrupted on the Minatitlán-Coatzacoalcos highway for the arrival of the ministerial authorities. There were no details yet as to what exactly caused the crash.