A recently married woman and another pregnant person were among nine people who were killed when the vehicles were crushed by a concrete wall during a weekend rainstorm in the Dominican Republic The victims were traveling along the heavily transited 27 of February Avenue in the country’s capital, Santo Domingo, when the structure near the entrance of a tunnel collapsed in one piece, crushing the cars and their occupants.
Solange Méndez, who wed her husband Alexis Depp in September, was among the nine people who were killed Saturday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic after a tunnel wall collapsed and crushed the cars they were traveling on. Méndez was planning on moving with Depp to France
Omar Méndez (pictured) and his daughter Solange Méndez were among the nine people who were confirmed dead by Dominican Republic authorities. They were on their way home from a doctor’s appointment when a wall near a tunnel entrance collapsed on top of their vehicle and several others
Puerto Rico prosecutor Michael Orozco (second from right) with his wife, María Martínez (second from left) and his in-laws, Ramón Martínez (left) and Awilda Vázquez (right) were killed in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic after rain storms severely damaged a tunnel wall, causing it to fall on top of their vehicle
Bystanders near the entrance to a tunnel entrance on the 27 of February Avenue attempt to rescue victims from one the vehicles that were crushed by a wall
Solange Méndez was an architect and had celebrated her wedding September 30. She was planning on moving to France with her husband at the end of the month.
Puerto Rico prosecutor Michael Orozco and his wife María Martínez had announced last week that they were expecting their first child
Motorists stopped at the entrance of a tunnel on the 27 of February Avenue in Santo Domingo to try to rescue the trapped vehicle occupants
A large section of a wall at the entrance of a tunnel in the Dominican Republic collapsed Saturday night, crushing several cars and killing nine occupants. Experts say the wall fracture was caused by the force of the water in a flooded adjacent avenue, combined with the type of wall that was built
Rescuers search for people trapped under a tunnel wall that collapsed on several vehicles after heavy rains on 27 of February Avenue in Santo Domingo on Saturday
Rescue teams carry a deceased person from the place where a wall collapsed at the entrance of a tunnel in Santo Domingo on Saturday. At least nine people, including four residents from Puerto Rico were confirmed dead
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