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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 [...]

Bus Carrying Pilgrims Plunged into Ravine in Peru; 26 Killed, 15 Injured

Bus Carrying Pilgrims Plunged into Ravine in Peru; 26 Killed, 15 Injured

A bus fell into a 200 meters deep ravine after it veered off a mountainous road between Puquio and Chalhuanca towns of Apurimac province, Peru, on September 13. The accident happened when the bus was taking pilgrims to Cusco for attending a religious festival called ‘Señor de Huanca.’ Twenty-Six people, including 6 children and the bus [...]

Peru Bus Crash Kills 10, Injures 49

Peru Bus Crash Kills 10, Injures 49

A bus fell into a 100 meters deep ravine at Km 1,118 of the South Pan-American Highway, in Moquegua, Peru, on the evening of August 31. The accident happened when the bus was on its way to Tacna from Arequipa. Ten people died in the accident while 49 others sustained injuries of varied degrees. The victims included 3 Chilean citizens, a [...]

Bus Crashed in Peru; 21 Killed

Bus Crashed in Peru; 21 Killed

A bus overturned on a mountainous road in Andes, Peru, about 170 km east of the capital Lima, early morning on August 8. Twenty-one people, including a two-year old girl and 2 teenagers, lost their lives in the accident. According to La Oroya regional prosecutor Hermelinda Zavala, apparently the bus veered off the highway because of over [...]

Bus Rear-Ended Trailer Truck in Peru; 7 Killed, 37 Injured

Bus Rear-Ended Trailer Truck in Peru; 7 Killed, 37 Injured

A passenger bus rear-ended a trailer truck along the highway connecting Cajamarca's southern city of Cajabamba with the capital of La Libertad province, Trujillo, in Peru's mountainous Andean region, at around 1:45 a.m. on July 24. The trailer truck was taking a turn at a sharp curve when the bus hit it. There were 43 passengers in the bus [...]

Peru Bus Crash Kills 10

Peru Bus Crash Kills 10

A bus skidded off the road and turned turtle at kilometer 87 on the highway linking the regions of Puno and Arequipa in Peru on June 5. Ten people died on the spot and 20 others suffered injuries of varied degrees. The injured, including 3 children, were taken to hospitals and clinics in Arequipa. According to police officers the number of [...]

Peru Bus Crash Kills 16

Peru Bus Crash Kills 16

A bus leaving Arequipa city and heading towards the coastal town of Chala crashed in the southern region of Arequipa province, Peru, on May 23. The bus driver apparently slept while driving and the bus veered off a mountain road at Quebrada del Toro, plunging 100 meters down into a ravine. Fourteen people died on the spot while two others [...]

Bus Accident Kills 7 in Central Peru

Bus Accident Kills 7 in Central Peru

A bus coming from the jungle city of Satipo and heading to Lima had a head-on collision with a truck on the night of May 10 at a crossroad on the Central Highway in Peru. Seven people, including two children were killed in the accident. Police suspect that the truck was over speeding. The accident rate in Peru is extremely high because of [...]

Peru Bus Crash Kills 9

Peru Bus Crash Kills 9

A San Francisco company owned bus plunged into a ravine in Peru, killing 9 on the spot and injuring 29 others. The incident happened on the highway connecting Sihuas and the town of Huacrachuco, central Peru's Ancash region. Only four dead bodies have so far been identified. The injured were taken to the hospital in Sihuas. The police is [...]

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