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55 dead, more than 100 injured after truck smuggling migrants crashed into the bridge on their way to the US

Joe Biden’s policy on open borders is deadly.

55 people were killed and more than 100 were injured after a tractor trailer smuggling migrants from Guatemala, Ecuador, Dominican Republic and Honduras crashed into a bridge on Thursday and overturned.

The truck smuggled about 250 migrants when it crashed into a bridge in southern Mexico and overturned.

According to the Associated Press, some of the survivors fled the scene because they did not have proper documents in Mexico.

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The truck driver also fled the scene and his whereabouts are unknown.

Wounded survivors treated at a hospital near Tuxtla Gutierrez told the Associated Press of the horrific accident.

AP reported:

Those who were unlucky enough to drive stuck against the fragile walls of the cargo container almost certainly died, survivors said. Those in the middle of the packed group survived, kissed by their fellow migrants when the container overturned on the way.

“Those who died were those who were sitting against the walls of the trailer,” said one young migrant from Guatemala, who was being treated for a broken arm at a local hospital. “Thank God, we were in the middle, but those on the sides, they died.”

The migrant, who did not want to give his name because he did not have proper documents in Mexico, described a gruesome scene of shouting and blood in the moments after the truck crashed into the base of a steel pedestrian bridge on Thursday night. He said about 250 migrants were on board.

First, the living had to free themselves from the tangled heap of dead and dying bodies.

“They fell on top of me, there were like two or three fellow migrants on top of me,” the youth said.


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