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MEXICO CITY, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed, including a child, and five others injured after a truck crashed into three cars in central Mexico, Federal Police told Xinhua on Saturday.
The accident took place at 8:00 a.m. local time (1300 GMT) on the Mexico City-Queretaro Highway, near the municipality of Polotitlan, in the state of Mexico, regional security officers said.
According to earlier reports, the truck initially crashed into a vehicle, blocking the opposite lanes and ploughing into other two cars.
The injured were taken by firefighters and rescuers to hospitals, authorities said.