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Dominican Bus Crash; 10 fatalities, number rising

What: Bus on the highway connecting the southern Dominican provinces of Azua and Barahona
Where: El Numero, Dominican Republic
When: March 5, 2011
Who: 8 fatalities, 7 injured, all bus passengers
Why: A head on collision between a bus and truck killed eight women, a man and a child in the town of El Numero, in the Dominican Republic.
Four men and three women were admitted to the Ney Arias Lora de Santo Domingo Oeste trauma center. Two of those admitted to the hospital have died as well. All of the injured and dead were on the bus. There is no report of the occupants of the truck. No details are available regarding the bus except that it was en route to Barahona.