Team of the President-Elect Claudia Sheinbaum Suffers a Car Accident

The accident left one dead and two injured, State Civil Protection reported

On Friday, the team of Mexican President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum suffered a car crash on the Sabinas-Monclova highway as they were heading to the event of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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The accident left one dead and two injured, State Civil Protection reported. According to statements, the jeep carrying Sheinbaum´s team hit a van, which triggered a second impact with another vehicle.

The victim was an elderly woman who was in one of the hit vehicles.

So far the name of the deceased and the two others who were injured, who were transferred to the nearest hospital, is unknown.

#BreakingNews‌ | We inform that unfortunately the vehicle in which the advance party of Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum, the president of #Mexico, was traveling, had a road accident in Monclova, Coahuila, resulting in several people injured.

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“We deeply regret that one person died in the other vehicle. Those who came in the two impacted vehicles are receiving attention from the federal, state, and Sheinbaum’s own team,” the president’s team said.

This Friday, Claudia Sheinbaum started a work tour through Durango, Coahuila and Tamaulipas, in which she will be accompanied by López Obrador.