St. John’s woman among 12 people killed in bus crash in Mexico

St. John's woman among 12 people killed in bus crash in Mexico
1 Canadian killed, 3 among injured in Mexico bus crash
With a file from The Canadian PressDespite Hurricanes, Carnival Corp.’s 2017 Earnings Beat ForecastThe bus was carrying 31 passengers on a straight stretch of road with little traffic. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

“Captain informed us this morning one of our passengers passed overnight,” Brawley said.You’re logged in as . Edit Profile | Logout.
Quintana Roo state prosecutor Miguel Angel Pech Cen said at a news conference that a preliminary investigation indicates that the bus driver’s negligence led him to lose control, and when he tried to return back to a narrow highway, the bus flipped, struck a tree and landed in vegetation along the roadside.

The passengers were from two Royal Caribbean cruise ships on a day trip to Mayan ruins. The bus was operated by a Mexican company, and the driver was treated for injuries, but was not arrested.

Three other Canadians were among the 20 injured in the incident, which took place when the bus carrying cruise ship passengers flipped over on a narrow highway in the state of Quintana Roo on Tuesday, Global Affairs said. The bus was headed toward Mayan ruins when the crash occurred.

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Fred Reinthaler’s mother said the family left for Mexico to enjoy their first cruise last Thursday, and planned to return to Canada on Saturday. Reinthaler and the two girls, ages 9 and 11, are now expected to return to Canada on Thursday.

St. John's woman among 12 people killed in bus crash in Mexico

According to the Associated Press, the bus had been driving nearly 40 minutes before it ran off a narrow highway and flipped over, killing twelve, including a Mexican tour guide.

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The bus, carrying 31 passengers — including 27 from Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruise — flipped over on a narrow highway in the state of Quintana Roo while en route to Mayan ruins.

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Among those hurt were seven Americans and two Swedish tourists, according to a spokesman for the Quintana Roo state Civil Defense agency, which also said it was looking into the cause of the crash.

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One side of the bus was “smashed” and the “whole windshield was gone,” Vanrenterghem said.

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Mexican officials released the identities of the dead passengers:Quintana Roo is Mexico’s most popular destination for foreign tourists.

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Several Americans are among the 12 people who died when a bus carrying tourists from U.S. cruise ships crashed in Mexico Tuesday.

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statement. “We are in contact with local authorities, and will continue to monitor the situation. We have staff on the scene and at local hospitals to assist victims and loved ones.”

One of the ship’s captains addressed passengers on board, informing travelers of the injuries and fatalities.

1 Canadian killed, 3 among injured in Mexico bus crash
1 Canadian killed, 3 among injured in Mexico bus crash

Chris Brawley, of Haslet, Texas, was on one of the two cruise ships that had passengers on the crashed bus and was taking a different bus to the ruins. He said his bus passed by just minutes after the accident and he observed skid marks on the dry pavement.Trending in Travel Indiana hotel reportedly charges woman $350 for bad review Disney and Cirque du Soleil partner for new attraction Deadly Mexico tour bus crash sparks concerns over safety of cruise line-sanctioned excursions Spirit not responsible for drunken brawl on flight, jury says U.S. Crime Military Education Terror Immigration Economy Personal Freedoms World U.N. Conflicts Terrorism Disasters Global Economy Environment Religion Scandals Politics Executive Senate House Judiciary Foreign policy Polls Elections Entertainment Celebrity News Movies TV News Music News Style News Entertainment Video Business Markets Politics Technology Features Business Leaders Lifestyle Food + Drink Cars + Trucks Travel + Outdoors House + Home Fitness + Well-being Style + Beauty Science Archaeology Air & Space Planet Earth Wild Nature Natural Science Dinosaurs Tech Security Innovation Drones Computers Video Games Military Tech Health Healthy Living Medical Research Mental Health Cancer Heart Health Children’s Health Video Watch Live Show Clips News Clips Editor’s Picks Fox News Go About On Air Personalities Careers College Students Fox Around the World Advertise With Us Ad Choices Email Newsroom Media Relations Other Fox News Insider Fox News Radio Fox Nation Live Video Newsletters Alerts Podcasts Apps & Products Facebook Twitter Google+ Instagram RSS Email Fox News Terms of Use Privacy Policy Closed Captioning Policy Help This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ©2017 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved. All market data delayed 20 minutes.

“Cruise lines will advertise on websites and in literature to passengers to choose our excursion ‘partners’ because we vet them and they adhere to the highest safety standards in the industry,” Hickey told Fox News.

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The crash, which left another 18 injured, happened on a highway in the state of Quintana Roo, located on the eastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula and well known as home to the Caribbean resort city of Cancun. Public File Liaison: Tina Wood – 540-433-9191 ext. 156

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“There’s really no federal regulation from the U.S., there’s no regulatory body at all in the foreign countries that they take their passengers to,” Walker said. “Once they take them to a port, they take no responsibility, legally. Once you walk off the gang plank, you’re basically entering the country at your own risk, according to the cruise lines.”

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Travel Agent, Royal Caribbean said: “Our hearts go out to all those involved in the bus accident in Costa Maya. We are doing all we can to care for our guests, including assisting with medical care and transportation.” The cruise lines are also working with local authorities to learn more about the accident. 
11-year-old US boy among 12 killed in Mexico tour bus crash: Officials
11-year-old US boy among 12 killed in Mexico tour bus crash: Officials

The earlier reports cited an official from Costa Maya Mahahual, the involved bus company, and suggested that four Canadians had been among the 12 people killed when the bus flipped over on the highway.”Due to a lack of care the driver lost control of the bus’ steering to the right, leaving the asphalt,” Pech Cen said. He said signs found at the scene indicate the driver was going too fast.A bus carrying tourists from a cruise ship has overturned in south-eastern Mexico, killing at least 12 people, officials say.You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )

Bus Crash in Mexico Kills 12, Including 7 American Tourists

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The woman — whose name is being withheld out of respect for the family — lived in Quebec and was on vacation with her partner and their two children, all three of whom were injured.

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When incidents do happen, he said, the cruise lines claim they aren’t responsible because the tour operators are independent contractors.

“Thankfully, it didn’t crash into any other car,” said León, speaking from Costa Maya.(CNN)Eight Americans, two Swedish tourists and at least one Canadian were among the victims of a tour bus crash in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula that left 12 dead and more than 10 people injured, officials said Wednesday.

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Along with the fatalities, the crash left 13 people injured, the Mexican officials said in a statement.

The state government of Quintana Roo, where the crash happened on Tuesday, said at least 12 people total died in the crash.

One Canadian dead, 3 injured in Mexico bus crash
One Canadian dead, 3 injured in Mexico bus crash

The bus was carrying cruise ship passengers to the Mayan Ruins when it flipped over on a narrow highway in the state of Quintana Roo on Tuesday, Global Affairs said.He said he broke his collarbone and a family member suffered a head injury.WhatsApp: +447555 173285 Tweet: @BBC_HaveYourSay Send pictures/video to yourpics@bbc.co.uk Upload your pictures / video here Send an SMS or MMS to 61124 or +44 7624 800 100 Or use the form below

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