Trailer without brakes collides with seven cars and overturns in San Cristóbal; there are nine injured (Videos) 


A trailer loaded with calhidra ran out of brakes before entering San Cristóbal de Las Casas, causing it to hit and drag seven vehicles and spilling all the cargo on its way, leaving at least nine people injured. 

The State Civil Protection System reported that the road accident occurred in the San Cristóbal de Las Casas-Rancho Nuevo section, at the height of the San Pablo crossing. 

The event resulted from the overturning of a trailer loaded with calhidra, which presented failures in its brakes, impacting several vehicles. 

The first reports indicate that a male person who was driving the trailer suffered injuries to the chest, whose condition is reported as delicate. Likewise, another adult and a minor presented injuries, but were reported as stable. 

In addition, care was provided to a pregnant woman who was near the accident and presented a nervous breakdown. 

All the people were transferred to the Hospital de las Culturas in San Cristóbal de Las Casas. 

Fortunately, so far no deaths have been reported. 

State Civil Protection urged the population to take extreme precautions on roads and carry out preventive maintenance on their vehicles on a regular basis. 

At the scene, they provided attention to state and municipal Civil Protection, firefighters, police corporations, the National Guard and the Secretary of National Defense. 

Similarly, the Municipal Police Directorate of San Cristóbal de Las Casas reported that there were no fatalities, only material damage, because of the overturning of a white trailer, which occurred this Wednesday morning at the height of the San Pablo. 

He said that the events occurred around 10:50 a.m., when the driver of the heavy unit lost control when he ran out of brakes, impacting a total of seven vehicles, resulting in nine people being injured, who were transferred to different hospitals for treatment. your immediate attention. 

Civil Protection, Mexican Red Cross, Fire Department, Mexican Army, National Guard and Municipal Transit personnel continue at the scene to carry out cleaning and debris removal to clear the road. 

  Source: Proceso