Bus accident leaves more than 20 migrants injured in Veracruz


VERACRUZ, Mexico (Border Report) — A bus transporting migrants slid off the road along a highway in Veracruz, leaving more than 20 passengers injured, El Bravo reported.

The accident took place on Gulf Coast Highway 180 near the town of San Andres Tuxtla, Veracruz.

Paramedics tend to migrants after accident in Veracruz. (courtesy El Bravo)

Paramedics from the Mexican Red Cross provided medical assistance to the injured, which included several children; some migrants who sustained only minor injured refused care, opting instead to solicit rides from passing motorists in order to continue their journey, the newspaper reported.

The Mazatlan Post with information from krqe.com