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53 Injured when Super Latino Bus Passenger Bus Hits Concrete Trailer Head-on, Fatalities Rising

53 Injured when Super Latino Bus Passenger Bus Hits Concrete Trailer Head-on, Fatalities Rising

What: Super Latino Bus en route from Chepén to Lima Where: Panamerican Highway North, Paramonga, Barranca, Peru When: January 13, 2011 3:45 a.m. Who: 14 fatalities, 53 injured Why: The bus slammed head-on into a cement truck, causing a massive explosion. Many of the injured suffered severe burns. There were eleven fatalities who [...]

Stormy Tour Peru Bus Crash Kills Canadian

Stormy Tour Peru Bus Crash Kills Canadian

What: Tour Peru bus en route from Puno Where: Cusco Peru When: 23 December 2011 Who: 50 aboard, 1 fatality, 20+ injured Why: While en route under excessive speed in rainy conditions, the Tour Peru bus crashed around 2 pm. 57 year old Margaret Pidlaski, director of the adult language training branch for Manitoba Immigration, died in [...]

Latin King Bus Tumbles into Ravine, 5 nameless dead

Latin King Bus Tumbles into Ravine, 5 nameless dead

What: Latin King Bus Crash en route between Sibayo and Caylloma Where: Arequipa in Caylloma, Peru When: April 24, 2011, 11:30 pm Who: six passengers killed, 40 injured Why: The driver of the bus plate V1O-951 lost control of his bus and drove the bus into a 60 meter deep ravine. Victims included teachers, regional government workers, [...]

Peruvian Bus Crash Kills 19 Adults

Peruvian Bus Crash Kills 19 Adults

What: Perla del Sur" passenger bus on the Central Highway en route from Huancayo to Lima Where: Andes east of Lima, near Tornamesa, in Huarochiri When: February 26, 2011 Who: 19 fatalities, 37 injured. There were 60 passengers aboard. Why: The bus swerved to avoid crashing with a truck/trailer on the wrong side of the road and fell into a [...]

Peru Bus Crash kills 15

Peru Bus Crash kills 15

What: bus traveling between Huanuco and la Union Where: 250 miles east of Lima, Huanuco Pero When: Dec 16 2010, 12 pm Who: 50 aboard, 20 injured including 8 from 2-14 year old children, 15+ fatalities Why: A bus reported to be carrying animals and traveling at an excessive speed slid into a 2,620 foot deep ravine and the Callanca River, [...]

European Travelers Killed in Andes Bus Crash

European Travelers Killed in Andes Bus Crash

What: Tourist bus en route from from the Bolivian town of Desaguadero to the city of Puno in Peru Where: Puno region of southeastern Peru, in the Andes When: Dec 1, 2010 Who: Fatalities: 5 european passengers and both drivers, 28 injured Why: 33 passengers were aboard a bus from Desaguardero to Puno when it collided head on with a loaded [...]

South Peru: Bus Crash Kills 17

South Peru: Bus Crash Kills 17

What: Bus in southern Peru Where: near the community of Coripaccha, Andahuaylas Peru When: Thursday November 18, 2010, 5:30 a.m. Who: 17 killed including 2 children, 15 injured Why: The bus was driving on a slick road and fell into a ravine near Coripaccha in the Andes. The injured were taken to Andahuaylas hospital.

Peru bus/truck collision kills eight

Peru bus/truck collision kills eight

What: passenger bus collided with a truck Where: Peru When: October 22, 2010 Who: eight dead and 25 injured Why: Details about the crash have not been made available; but a radio report blames the accident on generally bad road conditions in Peru.

Peruvian Bus Crashes Off Cliff, 5 killed, 50 Injured

Peruvian Bus Crashes Off Cliff, 5 killed, 50 Injured

What: Bus Crash Where: 70-meter cliff in western Peru on the highway connecting the town of Pativilca and Huaraz When: August 14, 2010 Who: five killed and 50 injured Why: The driver failed to negotiate a curve on the road linking Pativilca to Huaraz, and went off the cliff, crashing into a ravine. The injured were transported to Barranca. [...]

Sindron Peru Bus Plunges off Peruvian Andes, 21 killed

Sindron Peru Bus Plunges off Peruvian Andes, 21 killed

What: Kurrungo bus en route to the city of Trujillo. Where: Sindron Peru in the Sayapullo district When: August 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday Who: 21 dead including an infant less than a year old, 25 injured Why: The accident occurred when the bus driver lost control of the bus. The vehicle fell 200 meters into a ravine in the Peruvian [...]

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