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26 dead in crash between tractor trailer, van 

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26 people are dead after a wreck between a semi truck and a van in Mexico on Sunday morning. 

The deadly crash happened on the morning of May 14th near Ciudad Victoria, Mexico. 

According to Reuters, the semi truck and the van collided an hour outside of the city along the Victoria-Zaragoza highway, sparking a fire and killing 26 people. 

When authorities arrived, they discovered that the semi truck had detached from the trailer and fled the scene. It is not clear whether any of the deceased were riding in the semi truck at the time of the incident. 

The van is believed to be from a private transportation business. All of the victims are thought to be Mexican nationals. No further information has been released.

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