Associated Press reports the driver of the monster truck who killed nine people last weekend in Chihuahua, Mexico is being charged with manslaughter.

Associated Press reports the driver of the monster truck who killed nine people last weekend in Chihuahua, Mexico is being charged with manslaughter.

Last Sunday we reported about this horrible accident and at that moment the number of fatalities was eight but now AP says nine people were killed, while a minimum of 80 people suffered injuries after the driver of a monster truck lost control and ploughed into the bystanders who were just too close to the action.

Now, we found out the Chihuahua state prosecutors are charging 51-year-old Francisco Velazquez Samaniego with manslaughter. One of the prosecutors said the driver "didn't meet the age and health requirements needed to be part of the show." The driver appeared in court wearing a neck brace because his helmet allegedly came off while the truck was bouncing over old cars and he lost consciousness when he hit the metal bars with his head.

The organizers of the monster truck event said hundreds of people arrived at the show without permission, which is far from being a reasonable explanation for the tragic incident.

A video with the accident can be seen at the related link below.

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