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Woman being transported to hospital killed after her ambulance is involved in a highway accident

Mexico City, Mexico — A woman who was being rushed to a Mexico City hospital died after her ambulance became involved in an accident. According to information provided by the IMSS, the ambulance was transporting a patient in the company of her husband when the ambulance ended up overturned in a highway accident.

The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) ambulance slammed into the back of a large cargo truck, leaving it overturned on the road. Two medical personnel from inside the ambulance, along with the woman’s husband, were injured.

All three were transferred to area hospitals. The female patient who was being transferred to hospital died on scene.

The Mexican Institute of Social Security said they are collaborating with authorities to establish responsibilities and carry out an investigation into the accident.