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Twelve dead, nine injured in central Mexico road mishap

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Mexico: According to the information given by the authorities, in an incident that took place in the state of Mexico killed at least twelve people and nine others got injured when their van plunged into the back of a truck on the Mexico City-Pachuca highway near the city of Ecatepec.

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As per the media reports, the accident took place Friday morning on the Mexico City-bound lanes and all of the fatalities were people traveling in the van.

According to authorities, the van, which was travelling at a very speed, lost its breaks and crashed into the truck that was parked on the side of the highway, without its hazard lights on.

First res-ponders soon arrived at the scene of the accident, where they confirmed that 12 people had been killed, while nine others who had been injured were taken to nearby hospitals.

Thousands of people commute every morning in vans and passenger buses from the state of Mexico to the Mexican capital.

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