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Criminals abandon car with dead body after crash

Toluca, State of Mexico — A car that was left abandoned after the driver hit a taxi was discovered transporting a dead body.

The accident happened during the afternoon hours at the corner of El Oro and Tenancingo in the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz neighborhood in the city of Toluca. Authorities report that a car crashed into the passenger side of a taxi while both were circulating along city streets.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the deceased body of a 30-year-old female in the back seat. Paramedics say she was killed before the car accident, noting that they found a gunshot wound to her neck. They also noted that the two people in the front seats of the car were injured in the accident.

Despite being injured, the driver and front seat passenger vanished on foot, leaving the car and body of the woman behind.

Agents from the Public Prosecutor’s Office along with experts from the Attorney General of the State of Mexico, arrived on scene to initiate the corresponding investigations.

A statement from the driver of the taxi described the occupants of car as “robust men”, who hurriedly left after the crash despite being injured.