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Bus crash kills 36 in Mexico

By CNN Staff
updated 1:57 PM EDT, Sun April 13, 2014

(CNN) -- At least 36 people were killed in a bus crash in southern Mexico early Sunday, the governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz said Sunday.

The bus collided with a cargo truck that was stopped on the side of a road during a trip from Villahermosa to Mexico City before 2 a.m. Sunday, Gov. Javier Duarte de Ochoa told CNN affiliate TV Foro.

Four injured people were taken to a hospital in Acayucan, the governor said.

CNN's Mohammed Tawfeeq contributed to this report.