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Driver that killed 10 after plowing through burrito stands was under the influence 


A driver responsible for the death of 10 people outside a line of burrito stands is now facing multiple charges. 

The accident happened on September 7th south of Ciudad Juarez, in Mexico. The truck driver involved has since been identified only as Saul A.D.

CenLA News reports that Saul was traveling at “immoderate speed and under the influence of psychotropic substances” when he lost control of his truck and plowed through the line of street vendors. Ten people, including five employees of a burrito and quesadilla cooperative, a window washer, an independent roasted-crickets vendor, and three customers, were killed in the incident. 

Saul has since been taken into custody and has a hearing scheduled for Wednesday, September 14th. It is not clear whether Saul was an owner operator or working for a company. He is facing 10 counts of homicide, injuries and property damage.


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