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Bus Crash in Ecuador


A bus plate number 74 and TAV-0009 en route from Quito to Cuenca crashed in Ecuador, killing 7 of the 42 aboard and injuring 35 about 1 a.m. on July 6, 2013. The accident occurred near Alausí in the Chimborazo province of Ecuador on what is known as the “death curve.” The injured were taken to hospitals in Riobamba, Alaausi and Gamote.

Firefighters from Guamote, chucni and Alausi were part of the rescue. Details of the accident are unknown

First reports say that three French and three American tourists are among the injured after the bus flipped. Seven Ecuadorian people got killed.

The bus lost traction and the driver lost control, then the bus crashed and rolled.

The fatalities were listed as:

1.Adrián Morán Israel Cevallos, 35 , Riobamba
2.Camila Andrea Carrasco González, 17 , Cuenca
3.Wilson Chicaiza Liscano
4.María Julia Taco, 59 , Ambato
5.Manuel Toapanta
6.Olger Chauca Benitez, 39 , Chunchi
7.Cuerpo

The wounded were listed as:

1. Juan David Pérez Sánchez, 5 , Cuenca
2. Jessenia Ushca, 5 , Azogues
3. Diego Carpio, 18 , Cuenca
4. Gustavo Carrasco, 17 s, Cuenca
5. Pilar Olguín, 47 , Cuenca
6. Evelin González, 6 , Riobamba
7. Sara Paredes, 23
8. Silvia Guamán, 8 , Cotopaxi
9. Luis Millingalli, 24 , Cotopaxi
10. Byron Millingalli, 20 , Cotopaxi
11. Martha Choco, 18 , Ambato
12. Grace Denle, 27 , Francia
13. Yaun Fourmier, 26 , Francia
14. Damian Controg, 25 , Francia
15. Roberto Alfalto, 37 , Ambato
16. Jenny Sánchez, 36 , Ambato
17. Sandra Chicaiza, 46 , Ambato
18. Jessica Chauca, 17 , Ambato
19. Josafat Chauca, 13 , Ambato
20. Manuel Toapanta, 36 , Píllaro
21. Blanca Tipantuña, Pujilí
22. Fátima Guamán, 7 , Pujilí
23. Francisco Cuyo, 45 , ambato
24. Cristian Cuyo, 10 , ambato
25. José Mayorga, 63 , Quero
26. Lourdes Chota, 21 , ambato
27. Nidhi Patel, 24 , Estados Unidos
28. Jaquelin Felipas, 23, Estados Unidos
29. Diego Carpio, 18, Cuenca
30. Silvia Guamán, 8, Cotopaxi
31. Lisbeth Uglla, 6, Latacunga
32. Freire Camacho, 28, ambato
33. Jonathan Enriquez, 23, Quito
34. Mariana González, 28, Azogues
35. Ceremí Rex, 20, Estados Unidos
36. Sonia Carrera, 57, Loja
37. Edison Patricio Guamaquiza, 18, Latacunga
38. María Vinocunga, 48, Latacunga
39. María del Chauca, 66, Ambato
40. Jorge Ramiro Iza, 51, Latacunga
41. Rosa Carolina, 15, Ambato
42. Diego Carpi, 19, Cuenca