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Rider killed in horrifying Mexican crash

One rider has died and five others remain in a critical condition following a horrifying accident in Mexico. A vehicle driven by 29 year-old Jesse Campos ploughed into the rear of a bunch of riders during the third Matamoros-Bagdad Cycling Tour, a family ride in Matamoros, Mexico.

United States of America cyclist Alejandro Alvarez was killed as a result of the accident. The 30 year-old is believed to have died at the scene while five others, including a 14 year-old, were rushed to hospital where their condition is listed as critical.

Images taken as the accident happened relive the horrifying accident, however are too graphic to publish.

Mexican media has reported authorities claim that Campos admitted to using cocaine prior to the accident.

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