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At least 48 killed in road accident in western Kenya – police

A police officer stands to secure the scene of an accident where a lorry carrying a shipping container veered off the road and ploughed into several vehicles, at an open market and a bus stop, at the Londiani Junction along the Nakuru-Kericho highway, in Kericho county, Kenya, on 1st July, 2023.

Reuters At least 48 people were killed in a road accident in Londiani, western Kenya, on Friday evening when a lorry carrying a shipping container veered off the road and ploughed into several vehicles, police and witnesses said. Footage of the accident’s aftermath carried by local broadcasters showed the twisted wreckages of cars and motorbikes […]

Guatemala receives bodies of 15 migrants killed in Mexico trailer accident

Mexico truck crash memorial

Guatemala CityReuters The bodies of 15 people killed when a trailer carrying migrants overturned in Mexico were returned to Guatemala on Thursday and reunited with families who will lay them to rest as the year ends.  In all, 56 people were killed when a truck packed with migrants flipped over in the state of Chiapas […]

Guatemalan migrants make up majority of 55 dead in Mexico truck crash

Mexico Chiapas Tuxtla Gutierrez truck crash1

Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico Reuters Most of the 55 people killed and the dozens who were injured when a truck packed with migrants flipped over in southern Mexico on Thursday were Guatemalans, authorities said on Friday, as survivors recounted the horror of the accident. People spilled from the truck carrying an estimated 166 travellers after it […]

Updated: At least 53 killed in Mexico migrant truck accident

Mexico Tuxtla Gutierrez truck crash

Updated: 3.15pm (AEDT)Tuxtla Guiterrez, Mexico Reuters At least 53 mostly Central Americans were killed on Thursday when the truck they were in flipped over in southern Mexico, in one of the worst accidents to befall migrants risking their lives to reach the United States. The trailer broke open and spilled out migrants when the truck […]