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The wreckage of yesterday's accident in Baja. The wreckage of yesterday's accident in Baja.

Multiple-vehicle accident kills 7 on Baja highway

Crash occurred on Cabo San Lucas-Todos Santos highway

A traffic accident in Baja California Sur yesterday left seven people dead and another seriously injured.

State Civil Protection undersecretary Carlos Godínez León said the accident occurred around 9:00am on the busy Cabo San Lucas-Todos Santos highway and involved several cars, two pickup trucks and a semi-trailer.

Of the seven people killed in the accident, five were taxi drivers on their way to La Paz to meet with legislators and present their case against a new state transportation law.

The highway was closed for several hours after accident.

Source: El Universal (sp)

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