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Bus Plunges off Cliff in Peru; at Least 13 Killed

Bus Plunges off Cliff in Peru; at Least 13 Killed

A passenger bus veered off a steep road and plunged down into a ravine in Andes, central Peru, on December 25th. At least 13 people were killed whereas several other suffered injuries of varying intensities. The crash remains under investigation.

Bus Falls into River in Peru; 15 Dead, 16 Injured

Bus Falls into River in Peru; 15 Dead, 16 Injured

A bus veered off the road and fell into the Mapacho River, Ocongate District, Quispicanchi, Lima, Peru, on the early morning of April 8th. At least 15 passengers lost their lives in the accident, while 16 sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of the accident is yet to be determined.

Pipeline: 3,000 barrels of oil Leaked in Amazon

Pipeline: 3,000 barrels of oil Leaked in Amazon

A landslide in Peru ruptured the main Petroperu pipeline, and now the jungle is a sludgy mess, and oil is polluting the Chiriaco and Morona rivers. Petroperu said there are two breaks in the pipeline. Before the rupture, the oil pipeline daily delivered 5,000 to 6,000 barrels. Petroperu’s first containment effort was ruined by heavy rain which [...]

10 Killed, 16 Injured as Bus Falls Off Cliff in Peru

10 Killed, 16 Injured as Bus Falls Off Cliff in Peru

A bus fell off a 984-foot-high cliff in Ayacucho, Peru, on September 29. The accident happened near the town of Puquio when the bus, carrying around 40 passengers, was travelling on Los Libertadores highway. Ten people were killed in the accident while 16 others were injured. Authorities said several passengers jumped from the bus to save [...]

At Least 15 Killed After Bus Veered off Mountain in Peru

At Least 15 Killed After Bus Veered off Mountain in Peru

A bus veered off while travelling at Conococha- Antamina highway, Ancash Region in Peru, at around 4 a.m. on July 1. The bus was on its way from Lima to Llata, Huanuco when it suddenly swerved off and fell 700 meters down. At least 15 people were killed in the accident while around 19 others sustained injuries. The cause of the accident [...]

School Children Killed in Peru Truck Crash

School Children Killed in Peru Truck Crash

A truck plunged about 1000 feet into a ravine in Andes Mountains of Peru, on June 7. The accident happened when the truck was transporting school children back home after flag-day parade event. Seventeen people, including 15 students, were killed in the accident while 33 others were injured. Authorities said 5 of the injured were in critical [...]

Peru Bus Crash Kills At Least 16

Peru Bus Crash Kills At Least 16

A bus veered off a mountain road and fell some 1,000 meters into a ravine in Ayacucho region of Peru, on March 31. According to highway police Chief Orfiles Bravo, the accident occurred when the bus was travelling at the highway connecting Nazca city and Puquio city. At least 16 people were killed in the accident while 49 others were [...]

At Least 36 Killed in Peru Bus Accident

At Least 36 Killed in Peru Bus Accident

A bus was struck by 3 vehicles after it veered off into the opposite lane on Pan American Highway in Huarmey, Peru, on March 23. The accident happened when the Murga Serrano line bus was transporting a delegation of the Worldwide Missionary Movement. Authorities said 36 people were killed in the accident while around 70 others sustained [...]

Bus Overturns in Peru; 8 Killed, 30 Injured

Bus Overturns in Peru; 8 Killed, 30 Injured

A bus overturned on the central highway in Pasco region of Peru, on November 10. According to the police, the bus was on its way from Lima to Huanuco when it flipped over near Pariamarca town of Yanacancha. Eight people were killed in the accident while 30 others were injured. The injured were shifted to Daniel Alcides Carrion Hospital in [...]

Bus Crash in Northern Peru Killed 12, Injured 11

Bus Crash in Northern Peru Killed 12, Injured 11

A bus crashed in Ancash, near Cajacay, Bolognesi province, Peru, at around 4:00 a.m. on October 5. The bus was on its way from La Union, Dos de Mayo province, to Lima, when apparently, the driver lost control of the wheel and it went off the highway. Twelve people died in the accident while 11 others sustained injuries of varied degrees. The [...]

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