The truck collided with six cars in the suburbs of Mexico City. As a result of the accident, at least 19 people were killed and three were injured, according to the press service of the Federal Roads and Bridges Administration in Twitter.
According to preliminary information, the accident occurred due to a failure in the brake system of the truck. After the collision, several cars were completely burned down. The truck driver has died.
Three victims are now in hospital, their condition has not been reported.
Firefighters and rescuers continue to work at the scene, traffic on the highway is blocked in two directions.