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Mexico Bus Crash Kills 33

Mexico Bus Crash Kills 33

A bus heading from Villahermosa, Tabasco state to Mexico City hit a truck and caught fire on April 13. The truck belonged to the municipality of Juan Rodriguez Clara. The Veracruz government confirmed that 33 passengers were killed in the accident while four were injured. Frequent road accidents and bus crashes take a heavy death toll in [...]

Veracruz Bus Crash

Veracruz Bus Crash

Early Sunday, at kilometer 135, a Prolat truck had broken down on the road in Acayucan, Veracruz, Mexico. A Turtle company bus on the Cosamalopan-Acayucan highway struck the Prolat truck, causing a fire that killed 36. Four passengers were taken to Metropolitan Hospital Acayucan. The heat of the fire melted the tires. The bus was full of [...]

Accident in Michoacan

Accident in Michoacan

A bus en route from the Guadalajara to Lazaro Cardenas on the Pacific coast struck a truck parked on a western Mexico highway, killing eight and injuring eleven. The semi was on the shoulder at kilometer 193 on the 21st Century Highway. A three year old boy is one of the six passengers who died on the scene. Twenty-seven year old Marlene [...]

Recall: Toro Recalls TimeMaster and TurfMaster Lawn Mowers

Recall: Toro Recalls TimeMaster and TurfMaster Lawn Mowers

Recall Summary Name of product: TimeMaster and TurfMaster lawn mowers Hazard: The mower’s blade can break and injure the user and others nearby Units: About 34,500 in the United States and 1,600 in Canada Description: This recall involves 2013 Toro TimeMaster 30” and 2013 Toro TurfMaster 30” lawn mowers with the following model [...]

Exmark Recalls Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

Exmark Recalls Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers Hazard: The mower’s blade can break and injure the user and others nearby. Units About 6,900 in the United States and 330 in Canada Description: This recall involves 2013 Exmark Commercial 30” Walk-Behind Mowers, model ECKA30 and serial numbers ranging from 313605897 to 313660824. The phrases [...]

Mexico: Gas Pipeline Leak and Evacuation

Mexico: Gas Pipeline Leak and Evacuation

A Salamanca-Guadalajara pipeline gas pipeline leak in Tlajomulco Mexico corn field lead to the evacuation of 4500 to 7,500, including pupils and staff from 15 local schools and all residents living within a kilometer of the site. The leak is currently being blamed on gas thieves making a "clandestine tap." Pemax AKA Petroleos Mexicanos oil [...]

Bus crash in Mexico Kills 14, Injures 24

Bus crash in Mexico Kills 14, Injures 24

Friday Commuters on the way en route to the city of Toluca fell off a cliff outside Mexico City. Nine men, four women and a boy--fourteen people-died, and twenty-four were injured. Six passengers were evicted through the windows.ex The bus fell 120 meters down, and landed upside down. Three helicopters and several ambulances responded to the [...]

Hidalgo Mexico: Old Bus with Bald Tires, Sixteen Dead, 23 Injured

Hidalgo Mexico: Old Bus with Bald Tires, Sixteen Dead, 23 Injured

About 6:15 p.m. in a municipality called Mineral de la Reforma in Hidalgo, a 1970's era bus en route from Santa Maria Amajac to Mexico City had a flat, struck a guard rail and flipped. Twenty-three people were injured in the accident on Mexico City-Tampico highway, seven men, seven women, a boy and a girl were killed. The bus tires were [...]

Termogas Gas Tanker Explosion Takes out Mexico City Neighborhood

Termogas Gas Tanker Explosion Takes out Mexico City Neighborhood

Truck driver, Juan Olivares, 36, was on Mexico-Pachuca highway, heading south from the city of Pachuca to Mexico City in a tractor pulling two gas tanks. Dozens of people were killed when the Termogas company gas tanker truck he was driving exploded on a highway in Ecatepec Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at five a.m.. When the driver hit the median, the [...]

Bus Crash Kills 12 in Veracruz

Bus Crash Kills 12 in Veracruz

Twelve people were killed and fourteen injured in a Autotransporte Banderilla line accident in Veracruz Mexico. The bus was en route from Misantla and Xalapa in Naolinco. The bus hit an oncoming pickup truck, and fell over the cliff 300 feet into a canyon. The injured were taken to Xalapa hospitals: Special Medical Center and at Luis F. [...]

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