Guadalajara / 12.07.2021 08:20:37
The dawn is this Monday the collision of a trailer with a passenger truck claimed the lives of six people on the Tepic – Guadalajara highway.
The accident occurred at kilometer 28 at the height of Tequila in the direction of Tepic towards the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, the passenger truck was bound for Guanajuato from Guayabitos.
The bus reportedly suffered a mechanical failure, so its driver decided to stay on the parked shoulder to wait for road assistance and to be able to repair the unit, however the driver forgot to activate the unit’s turn signals in the dark on the expressway.
The driver of a trailer did not notice the passenger bus that was parked in the dark and came from behind to collide with the truck.
Both state and highway authorities reported that the impact left at least six people dead, four of them victims of the passenger truck; three adults and one minor.
#CautionVial on #Jalisco Total closure of circulation due to accident is registered km 028 + 000, highway (950) Guadalajara-Tepic, Guadalajara Ent. Ameca San Calletano, towards Guadalajara. Pay attention to the road indication. pic.twitter.com/X14Ej5ljZ3
– National Guard Roads (@GN_Carreteras) July 12, 2021
On the part of the trailer that was loading livestock feed, the co-pilot and the driver died, which was pressed into the cabin of the tractor.
In addition, ten people were injured and were transferred to various aid stations in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area.
Road congestion was registered on the highway due to the fatal accident registered at kilometer 28 between the municipalities of Tequila and Amatitán.