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Bus Crash in Venezuela Kills 11, Injures 36

Bus Crash in Venezuela Kills 11, Injures 36

A bus plunged into a ravine while travelling on Central Regional Highway, southwest of Caracas, Venezuela, on March 22. The accident happened when the bus was en-route from Puerto la Cruz to Maracay. At least 11 people, including the bus driver, were killed in the accident while 36 others were injured. The cause of accident is being [...]

Atleast 8 Killed, 13 Injured in Venezuela Bus Crash

Atleast 8 Killed, 13 Injured in Venezuela Bus Crash

A water truck crashed head-on into bus on a provincial highway near Miranda in Venezuela, on the morning of December 3. The accident happened after the truck’s brakes failed while going downhill. Atleast 8 people were killed in the accident while 13 others were injured. The bus was completely destroyed and the rescuers had to cut through [...]

Bus Flips Over in Caracas; 6 Dead, 19 Injured

Bus Flips Over in Caracas; 6 Dead, 19 Injured

A bus veered off a highway and flipped over near Caracas, Venezuela, just before sunrise on November 2. The accident happened when the Expreso Sol de Oriente lines bus was travelling on the Caripito-Caracas route with around 50 people aboard. Fire department regional chief Col. Javier Mendoza tweeted after the accident, "The final report on [...]

Venezuela Truck-Bus Collision Kills 7, Injures 7

Venezuela Truck-Bus Collision Kills 7, Injures 7

A cargo truck hit a small 15-seater bus on the Pan-American Highway in the state of Trujillo in western Venezuelan, at dawn of August 11. According to Lt. Edzon Moreno of the state fire department, the cargo truck loaded with machinery developed some mechanical problem and hit the bus. He added, “The (emergency) units left the fire [...]

Head-On Bus Collision in Venezuela Kills 7, Injures 32

Head-On Bus Collision in Venezuela Kills 7, Injures 32

At 2 a.m. on July 9, two Expresos Guayana y Cruceros Oriente Sur buses collided head-on on Piritu-Clarines road, in Matadero sector. Seven people died and 32 were injured. The Regional Directorate responded to the scene. The injured were transported to Razzetti Barcelona Hospital. Officials of Civil Protection attended to the wounded and [...]

20 Killed, 10 Injured in Venezuela Bus Crash

20 Killed, 10 Injured in Venezuela Bus Crash

A bus crashed in the state of Miranda in Venezuela, at about 4:30 a.m. on 16 June. According to the authorities, the bus departed from the city of Barqusimeto. About 35 kilometres from Caracas, the driver lost control. The bus first hit the median and then crashed into a tree. At least 20 people were pronounced dead after the accident while [...]

Robbers Attacked Bus in Venezuela,7 Killed

Robbers Attacked Bus in Venezuela,7 Killed

A bus heading towards Yaracuy Venezuela went out of control and crashed after two robbers attacked it on the afternoon of May 22. The bus was carrying 15 passengers when two armed robbers boarded the bus in the western city of Barquisimeto and starting robbing the passengers on board. In an attempt to force the driver to pull over, one of the [...]

Bus Crash in Venezuela Kills 4

Bus Crash in Venezuela Kills 4

A Los Llanos company bus, en route from Tachira's capital city San Cristobal to Maracaibo, turned over in western town of San Felix in Bolívar State, Venezuela on May 9 at 12:30 a.m. Four people, including a child, and an 18-month-old toddler were killed in the accident. Twenty-two others suffered minor injuries. The injured were transported [...]

Bus Crash Kills Teachers in Venezuela

Bus Crash Kills Teachers in Venezuela

A mass transport bus that was carrying a group of teachers flipped and crashed in La Victoria, Venezuela, in Aragua around 12:30 p.m.. Twenty-nine were injured, and taken to La Victoria an Maracay hospitals. Seven of the injured were children. The bus struck a pick-up then crashed into the wall of a sport club. The cause of the accident is [...]

Venezuelan bus crash, 9 Fatalities, Thirty-five injured

Venezuelan bus crash, 9 Fatalities, Thirty-five injured

On August 6, 2013, an Expresos Los Llanos bus en route from the city of Upata was on the Troncal 5 highway in the Chururu sector of Venezuela close to the Colombian border when it crashed into a mountainside, killing 9 and injuring 35. The accident occurred on Mata de Mango curve. The driver lost control of the bus, and died in the crash. The [...]

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