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Bus Veers off Highway in Guatemala; 18 Killed, 30 Injured

Bus Veers off Highway in Guatemala; 18 Killed, 30 Injured

A bus veered off a highway and fell into a ravine in Nahuala, Guatemala city, Guatemala, on March 28th. According to sources, the bus was travelling from San Marcos to Guatemala when the accident occurred, presumably from brakes failure. At least 18 people were killed in the accident while 30 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The [...]

San Martin Jilotepeque Deadly Accident Bus Was Carrying 90 passengers

San Martin Jilotepeque Deadly Accident Bus Was Carrying 90 passengers

The residents of San Martin Jilotepeque are wearing black today, and the houses of the grieved are adorned with black bows. Forty-four people were killed when a Transportes San Martineca bus#C-041BGP fell over a cliff's edge in Guatamala on Sept. 9, 2013 at 8:15 a.m.. The bus had been en route from Chimaltenango to San Martin Jilotepeque. The [...]

Guatemalan Bus Crash Kills 5, injures 41

Guatemalan Bus Crash Kills 5, injures 41

What: Transportes Carrillo passenger bus en route from Antigua to Chimaltenango Where: Chimaltenango Guatamala When: Dec 9, 2012 Who: 6 fatalities, 40 injured Why: A Guatemalan bus was on a mountain road speeding, and attempted to use the brakes but they failed. The driver swerved into a ravine without slowing down. Four people died [...]

15 Former Paramilitary killed in Bus Crash, 60 Injured

15 Former Paramilitary killed in Bus Crash, 60 Injured

What: Paramilitary civil patrol en route to Concepcion Tutuapa Where: San Marcos, Guatemala When: Jan 8 2011 Who: 60 passengers Why: The bus driver speeding on a curve lost control of the vehicle when the brakes failed; and the bus fell into a ravine, killing 15 and injuring 50. The passengers were all members of mustered-out civil patrol [...]

Bus Crash in Huehuetenango

Bus Crash in Huehuetenango

What: Manolin company Bus en route from Huehuetenango to Cuilco Where: Colotenango Guatemala When: Sept 6 2010 Who: 5 killed (Four adults and a child), 25 injured Why: While en route, the bus drove, fell or slid into a ravine. 25-30 people were injured. The cause of the accident may have been road damage, rain, or mechanical problems.;