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Utah Student injured in July 6 Bus Crash in Ecuador Safe return home

Student Laramie Riggs was aboard the Ecuador Bus that crashed on July 6. Her summer internship was halted by the bus crash that broke her sternum and fractured neck bones and vertabrae and broke ribs. The crash killed 7 and injured 35. Riggs was initially doctored in Riobamaba where she was on a ventilator and her lungs drained, then taken to [...]

Bus Crash in Ecuador

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 [...]

Ecuador Bus Crash Kills 13, Injures 37

Ecuador Bus Crash Kills 13, Injures 37

In Dec 26, 2012, after a bus lost its brakes, it flipped and fell down an embankment in La Joaquina, Ecuador. The accident occurred in Tungurahua providence between the provincial capital Ambato and the town of Pillaro. The bus was speeding at the time.

Transport Cooperative Chilla Falls off Devil’s Route in Ecuador, 16 Fatalities

Transport Cooperative Chilla Falls off Devil’s Route in Ecuador, 16 Fatalities

What: Transport Cooperative Chilla Bus en route from Canton Chilla to Passage Where: El Oro, Ecuador When: August 24, 2012, 6:00 a.m Who: 16 fatalities, 20 injured Why: The driver of a Transport Cooperative Chilla bus apparently lose control and veer off the two-lane road at a curve known as “Devil’s Route” ; La ruta del [...]

Bus Plummets into Ravine, Killing 29

Bus Plummets into Ravine, Killing 29

What: Bus crash en route from Ibarra to San Lorenzo Where: Quajara Ecuador When: Feb 19, 2019 7:15 pm Who: 29 killed, 27 injured Why: A Ibarra-San Lorenzo bus speeding in Quajara Ecuador ran off a road and fell into an abyss, killing 29 people, including two children. Twenty-seven were injured. Survivors say the bus hit a barrier, [...]

Children Injured in Ecuador Schoolbus Crash

Children Injured in Ecuador Schoolbus Crash

What: Imbacarchi cooperative Pedro de Arobe Schoolbus en route to Imbabura Where: Concepcion in El Carchi, Ecuador When: Friday October 28, 2011, at 2:30 pm Who: eight fatalities, 24 injuries Why: The schoolbus was taking students of Imbacarchi cooperative Pedro de Arobe home to Imbabura when the bus fell into a ravine. The [...]

Ecuadorian bus crash

Ecuadorian bus crash

video capture What: Reina Del Camino Interprovincial Bus 57 en route from Quito to Chone and San Isidro Where: between Flavio Alfaro and El Carmen, Ecuador When: Dec 24, 2010 Who: 35 killed, 34 injured, 83 passengers were on the bus Why: Driving on a foggy, rainy mountain road, the bus's gear box failed as well as the brakes, leaving the [...]

Saquisili Bus Crash

Saquisili Bus Crash

What: Saquisili transport cooperative bus en route from Saquisili to Sigchos Where: Cotopaxi, Ecuador When: October 29, 2010 Who: 48 passengers, 12 fatalities, 20+ injured Why: The driver of the bus lost control on a steep curve and may have been speeding. The driver was killed when the bus fell 100 meters into a ravine, and was prevented [...]

23 Run Over at Bus Stop in Ecuador

23 Run Over at Bus Stop in Ecuador

What: People run over at bus stop Where: Guayaquil Ecuador When: Sept 5, 2010, 6:10 a.m. Who: 23 at bus stop; 15 killed; 8 died at the scene. Why: Drunk driver Hessmar Vargas apparently fell asleep at the wheel of his Chevrolet D-Max truck and plowed through a crowd waiting for a bus at the bus stop. He was nearly lynched on the scene but [...]

Bus Crashes in Ecuador

Bus Crashes in Ecuador

What: bus en route from Cuenca to Quito Where: La Delicia Ecuador When: Aug. 29, 2010 3:20am Who: 42 dead, 12 injured Why: A bus traveling from Cuenca to Quito went off the road, killing 38 and injuring 10. Rescue efforts are in place, looking for survivors in the steep cliffs around Latacunga where the bus overturned. Reports say the [...]

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