According to CBS News, at least 12 people died when a bus carrying cruise ship passengers to Mayan ruins in eastern Mexico flipped over on a highway early Tuesday December 19, officials said. At least seven Americans are among the injured.
In addition, two citizens of Sweden are injured, according to Quintana Roo state Civil Defense spokesman Vicente Martin, who said authorities haven’t yet established the nationalities of the dead.
A spokesman from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico said U.S. officials were working with local authorities to determine whether U.S. citizens were involved.
Costa Maya Mahahual, the bus company involved, said in a statement that the bus was carrying tourists who arrived to the coastal town of Mahahual.
In addition to the tourists, a guide and driver were aboard the bus, the company said.
Quintana Roo officials also said on Tuesday that there were 31 passengers aboard the bus who came from a Royal Caribbean cruise.
Royal Caribbean reports that the tour bus involved was carrying guests from Celebrity Equinox and Serenade of the Seas.
more recommended stories
Yucatan is searching for “Miss Earth 2019”
“Miss Earth Yucatan 2019 is a.
Celestún, love at first sight
Whoever rejects the hypothesis of love.
Scientists say the Maya Kept Jaguar Zoos for Centuries
A chemical analysis of excavated bones.
Mexico forced to ask for help from the UN Refugee Office before imminent Honduran caravan
Mexico says it will ask the.
Top news from Cancun Travel Mart
Cancun Travel Mart, one of Mexico’s largest tourism.
Marijuana stocks to watch: Canopy Growth is the cannabis business’s $4 billion gorilla
The following article is part of.
Riviera Maya among the top 6 honeymoon destinations around the world
Couples narrowing down their honeymoon destination.
AMLO will provide working visas to Central Americans immigrants
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said his.
Trump Threatens To Order Military To ‘Close Our Southern Border’
President Donald Trump on Thursday October.
October 17 will be remembered in Canada as the day when Cannabis was legalized
Canada became the first industrialized nation.