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The site of the accident that killed 11 yesterday in Michoacán. The site of the accident that killed 11 yesterday.

Bus’s brakes fail, killing 11 and injuring 24 in Michoacán

24 passengers were injured in the accident in Angangueo

A bus lost its brakes in Michoacán yesterday afternoon, killing 11 passengers when it struck a logging truck, went off the road and collided with an abandoned house.

Another 24 passengers were injured in the accident on the Angangueo-San José del Rincón highway in Cantingón, Angangueo.

The passengers, who were from the Michoacán communities of Angangueo, Ciudad Hidalgo and Zitácuaro, were returning home from a pilgrimage to Tlalpujahua in the northeast of the state.

The injured were transferred to hospitals in Zitácuaro and Ciudad Hidalgo.

Source: Eje Central (sp), EFE (sp)

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