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At Least 8 Killed, 37 Injured in Bolivia Bus Crash

At Least 8 Killed, 37 Injured in Bolivia Bus Crash

A bus overturned on a highway near Challapata in western Bolivia, on February 2nd. The accident happened when the bus was heading from Tarija to La Paz, Bolivia. At least 8 people, including an infant, were killed in the accident while 37 other were injured.

At Least 9 Killed, 4 Injured after Bus Falls into Ravine in Bolivia

At Least 9 Killed, 4 Injured after Bus Falls into Ravine in Bolivia

A bus veered off a road and into a 100-meter deep ravine at Velo de la Novia in Los Yungas, Bolivia, on January 25. The accident happened when the bus carrying a Peruvian band Elegancia, was travelling between Coripata and La Paz. At least 9 people were killed in the accident while 4 others were injured. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Bolivian Bus Crash Kills 8, Injures 3

Bolivian Bus Crash Kills 8, Injures 3

A bus veered off the highway connecting Cochabamba city and Mizque town in Bolivia, at around 4:30 p.m. on November 24. Authorities said 8 people were killed in the accident while 3 others sustained injuries of varied degrees. The bus was owned and operated by the Estrella del Sur transport firm. The cause of crash is not clear at the [...]

Bus-Truck Collision in Bolivia Kills 6

Bus-Truck Collision in Bolivia Kills 6

A bus coming from Camiri to Santa Cruz city collided head-on with a tractor-trailer near the town of Basilio in eastern Bolivia at around 7:30 a.m. on June 27. Six of the 45 people aboard the bus were killed on spot, while at least 16 others were injured. The dead bodies and the injured had to be extracted from the wreckage of the [...]

13 Killed, 5 Injured in Bolivia Bus-Truck Collision

13 Killed, 5 Injured in Bolivia Bus-Truck Collision

A crash between a bus and a truck killed 13 people and injured another 5 in Bolivia. The accident happened at around 6:30 a.m. on June 21 when the two vehicles crashed head-on into each other on the highway between the Andean provinces of La Paz and Oruro, near San Antonio community. The injured were shifted to a hospital in El Alto city, [...]

Bad Bus week in Bolivia

Bad Bus week in Bolivia

Forty-six people have died in bus crashes in Bolivia in the past week. Seventeen died and thirty were injured in Taperas when two buses collided on January 24. Eight people died in Santa Cruz on January 18 Eighteen died and twenty-five were injured in La Paz on January 21 Twenty people died and 32 were injured when a bus crashed into [...]

Teacher loses Wife and Two Daughters, Boat Sinks on Titicaca killing 13

Teacher loses Wife and Two Daughters, Boat Sinks on Titicaca killing 13

What: shipwreck Where: Lake Titicaca Bolivia When: Dec 6, 2012 Who: 13 fatalities, 27 aboard Why: Five people are still unaccounted for from the ship that capsized on Lake Titicaca on December 6. The wooden boat left the port of the island of Suriki bound for the lakeside town of Huatajata, an hour's ride. Nine people were rescued. The [...]

7 Die in Bus Accident In Bolivia

7 Die in Bus Accident In Bolivia

What: Trans Azul company Bus 2029-ZIE en route to Oruro Where: Yotalilla, Between Sucre and Potosi, Bolivia When: Nov 30, 2012 11 pm. Who: 50 aboard, 7 fatalities reported Why: A Trans Azul company Bus skidded off road and flipped in Bolivia. The driver may have been speeding to pass another vehicle when he lost control on a [...]

Bus Crashes in Yungas Bolivia

Bus Crashes in Yungas Bolivia

What: Bus en route from La Paz to Caranavi village Where: Alto Choro, Yungas Bolivia When: October 17, 2012 Who: 7 fatalities Why: Around midnight, the bus en route to Caranavi went off the road at Alto Choro, falling 1300 feet into a ravine from the Andean Highlands.

La Paz Bus Crash Kills 13, fatalities rising

La Paz Bus Crash Kills 13, fatalities rising

What: Bus #C82-794 en route to a Catholic Youth Congress in San Antonio Masahuat Where: La Paz, El Salvador When: July 30 2011 Who: 13 dead, 30 injured, 43 aboard Why: According to reports, the bus's brakes failed, and the bus failed to negotiate a curb, and rolled over into a ditch. Seven died on the scene on Saturday afternoon at [...]

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