During the morning of this Monday, a spectacular explosion of a pipe was registered on the Tepic-Guadalajara highway, which left at least six people dead, as reported by the Nayarit Prosecutor’s Office.
According to the Prosecutor’s Office, the events took place at kilometer 106 of the aforementioned highway, between Ixtlán del Río and the junction with Chapalilla, where elements of the State and Municipal Police arrived, as well as Civil Protection, Firefighters, Experts, Ministries SEMEFO public and staff.
… elements of Civil Protection and Firefighters, Public Ministries, Experts and SEMEFO staff.
The preliminary information at this time is of at least 6 deaths, injured people and extensive damages.
We will share more detailed information with you in a few moments.
– Nayarit Prosecutor’s Office (@NayaritFiscalia) November 16, 2020
A video shared on social networks shows the moment when the explosion occurred, which hit other vehicles that were near the pipe.
A pipe explodes on the Tepic-Guadalajara highway.
There are several dead !. pic.twitter.com/0thoXe3VZo
– Brains (@CerebrosG) November 16, 2020
At the moment there is talk of 6 people who lost their lives, in addition to various injuries, however, the Prosecutor’s Office does not rule out that the number of fatalities may increase.
Among the main versions that are handled regarding the incident, it is said that the pipe lost control when it ran out of brakes, which led it to hit other vehicles.
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