January 10, 2016 / 6:59 PM / in 2 years

Sixteen killed in Mexico bus accident

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Sixteen people died and 10 people were injured in a bus accident in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, the state government said on Sunday.

Witnesses said that the driver was speeding and lost control of the bus, according to the government statement, and it careened off of a highway bridge, landing in the Atoyac river.

Reporting by Lizbeth Diaz and Noe Torres

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