This was reported by the National Institute for Migration (INM). Four foreigners were injured and one Mexican was killed after the driver of a trailer collided with the vehicle he was traveling in on a highway in Chiapas.
“Two citizens of Russian descent, a young woman from Belarus and an adult of Canadian nationality, were injured. Due to the seriousness of the injuries, the couple, who are both Russian nationals, will remain hospitalized at the company,” the institute confirmed in a statement.
He stated that he provides humanitarian assistance to the marriage of young people of Russian origin, who are 26 and 31 years old, as well as a 34-year-old Belarusian citizen and a Canadian adult.
The event occurred when the trailer driver, who ran out of brakes, crashed into the truck in which the four foreigners were traveling on the Teopisca-San Cristóbal de Las Casas highway in the municipality of Betania, Chiapas.
Regarding the death of the Mexican person, the INM offered no further information, but there will be more relevant authorities sharing the details.
However, he claimed to have already notified the consulates of Belarus, Canada, and Russia about what happened to his compatriots.
“Due to the severity of the injuries (traumatic brain injury), The Russian couple is being treated at a hospital in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, where Grupo Beta San Cristóbal agents monitor his health status as part of the escort and humanitarian assistance duties,” the agency clarified.
This couple will continue to receive medical attention the necessary time Waiting for medical indications.
As for the young Belarusian and the Canadian adult, they could be released to the hospital as soon as possible.
The National Institute for Migration said about the migration situation of these three foreigners: They have a regular residence in Mexico.