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Runaway truck crash kills nine in Mexico

AFP  |  Mexico City 

A large truck smashed into cars after losing its brakes on a highway outside Mexico City, killing at least nine people and injuring 16, police said.

The accident happened during the evening rush hour, the said.

The truck's impact triggered a huge pile-up involving a dozen or so cars. Helicopters rushed injured people to hospitals.

For years people in have been calling for restrictions on big trucks using local highways because they are often involved in crashes.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 13:30 IST