By Related Press,
Final Up to date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017, four:forty three PM EST
Miami-based mostly Royal Caribbean Cruises says that passengers from two of its ships have been concerned in a deadly bus crash in Mexico.
- Identities, nationalities of victims not instantly recognized
- Miami-based mostly Royal Caribbean Cruises says passengers from two of its ships concerned
- Bus was touring to Mayan ruins
Royal Caribbean stated in a press release that passengers from the Movie star Equinox and Serenade of the Seas have been on the bus that flipped on a two-lane freeway Tuesday morning.
Quintana Roo state Civil Protection spokesman Vicente Martin stated 12 individuals have been killed, although it isn’t clear if all have been cruise passengers and their identifies and nationalities haven’t been launched. He says seven People and two Swedish residents are amongst these injured.
The bus was touring to Mayan ruins at Chacchoben, about one hundred ten miles (one hundred seventy five kilometers) south of Tulum.
A spokesman from the U.S. embassy in Mexico says diplomats are working with native authorities to find out whether or not U.S. residents have been concerned.
Chris Brawley of Haslet, Texas, was on a bus of vacationers that came across the scene minutes after the crash.
Brawley says the sky was clear and the street was dry, and he didn’t see another automobiles concerned.
He stated “the bus clearly misplaced management someway as there have been swerve marks everywhere in the street floor.”