Crash on the highway that connects Chiapa de Corzo and San Cristóbal de las Casas leaves 4 dead and 20 injured


In the afternoon, there was a crash on a section of the highway that connects Chiapa de Corzo with San Cristóbal de las Casas, in Chiapas. The accident left 4 dead and 20 injured.

The report of the National Guard on the roads on federal highways indicated that the crash took place on the Tuxtla Gutiérrez-San Cristóbal de las Casas highway, near Chiapa de Corzo.

Although the official Twitter account of Caminos y Puentes Federales (CAPUFE) did not report the partial or total closure of the highway.

At kilometer 6+800 of the highway that connects Chiapa de Corzo with San Cristóbal de las Casas, a collision took place between a passenger van and a compact car.

A third vehicle was added to the crash, which collided with the Urvan-type truck. The accident left 20 injured, who were taken to the hospital.

In addition to a balance of 4 deaths, unfortunately two of them died on impact, while the other two died on the way to the hospital, according to unofficial reports; They have not identified the people who lost their lives.

However, the list of injured in the emergency area was shared, 5 of them are minors.

Lucia Lopez (22 years old)

Yarency Hernandez Trujillo (20 years old)

Diego Gilberto Hernandez

Jose Manuel Santiz

Cesar Humberto Ortega (55 years old)

Daisy Lopez Morales

Ramon de Jesus Alvarado (45 years old)

Melanie Trudel (21 years old)

shawn de leemans

Marlene Rios Ruiz

Michelle Sviaad Sanchez

Martha Elena Alvarez (36 years old)

Paulino Montejo Cordova

In pediatrics:

Gianina Marietta Ruanova (15 years old)

Napara Helena Ruanova (15 years old)

Omar Gomez Hernandez (16 years old)

Nadia Pérez de León (15 years old)

Cindi Guadalupe Hernández López (1 year)

Paramedics from Civil Protection and the Red Cross arrived at the scene. Some injured were taken to a hospital in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, while others to the Hospital de las Culturas in San Cristóbal de las Casas.

According to what was mentioned, the combi-type public transport collided with the white vehicle and then a third red car collided with them, around 12:30 p.m.

This was caused by the Urvan, since it invaded the opposite lane, colliding with the white car, both the driver and his companion lose their lives.

In videos of the accident, other drivers can be seen stopping at the scene with the intention of helping the injured while they wait for the authorities.

Source: SDP Noticias