Traffic Collision in New Mexico – Seven People Dead

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A passenger bus collided on Thursday afternoon with a bus, killing seven in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

One of the truck’s tires blew up and it crashed into the passenger bus that was moving along the oncoming traffic speedway, New Mexico State Police said.

Along with the seven people who died on the spot, dozens more of the 49 passengers were seriously injured. Nine passengers are under treatment at the state hospital.

The accident is being investigated by the state police in conjunction with the National Transportation Safety Council of the United States.