Netflix & ‘The Chosen One’ Production Company Address Deadly Crash In Mexico, Call It “Unfortunate Accident”

Netflix Following the tragic deaths of actors Raymundo Garduno Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar, who worked on the series, an official statement has been released. Selected In Mexico.

The pair were part of the cast and crew aboard a van in Santa Rosalia-Loreto on June 16, when it crashed on its way to a local airport, leaving two dead and four injured. The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic accident that took the lives of Ray Garduno and Juan Francisco Gonzalez. Our thoughts are with their loved ones and those injured during this unfortunate accident,” reads the streamer’s statement released Monday to Deadline.

Production company Redrum also issued a statement.

“We’re All On Production” Selected We are deeply shocked by the tragic accident that occurred last Thursday while in transit from Santa Rosalia, Baja California to the local airport,” the statement reads. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of our colleagues Ray Garduno and Juan Francisco Gonzalez and this Closely supporting all those affected by the unspeakable tragedy. Redrum is cooperating with local authorities and initial reports and witnesses’ accounts indicate that all safety protocols were in place and this was an unfortunate accident.

Friends of Garduno and Gonzalez spoke on sunday It demanded a thorough investigation, alleging logistics and transportation issues with production, among other allegations.

“It is a petition for justice for these deaths,” said the friend and novelist Rick Zazueta via Facebook, “This was no ordinary accident, with the cast openly complaining about the logistics and transportation issues faced in this production, calling it illogical, unfair, ignorant and stupid. The conditions were completely unsuitable; bad tires, noisy brakes, loose steering wheels, not all seat belts working, easily identifiable signs of danger. But, the show must go on, and the cast is wrapped up in art and want to work, and don’t get much work opportunities, so they take up these gigs with big dreams Netflix And the promise of a small salary. ,

Production was temporarily halted after the accident.