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Bus Crashes in Colombia


26 people on a bus traveling from Bogota to Giradot died on December 17 when the bus’s brakes failed at a curve in the road. The bus swerved off road and flipped.

The bus had been traveling in a caravan. Others on the caravan had heard the driver complaining about the brakes on that bus during the first part of the journey but the company failed to make repairs or replace the bus.

Fifteen were reported injured.

The passengers were en route from a coffee fair.

The accident is under investigation.