At least 13 reported killed in bus crash outside Mexico City

MEXICO CITY — At least 13 people died early Tuesday when a bus overturned on a highway outside Mexico City, authorities said.

Federal Civil Defence Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said via Twitter that 27 other people were taken to area hospitals for treatment. T

he accident closed a major inbound route to the capital on the Toluca-Mexico highway west of the city through the morning rush hour. Puente said the bus was travelling from the Pacific resort of Acapulco to the northern city of Guadalajara.

The crash was under investigation.

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