Bus, Train, Trolley, Ship & Pipeline Impact News, Headlines & Alerts
Saturday September 23rd 2017

Interesting Sites

Insider

Archives

Saquisili Bus Crash

What: Saquisili transport cooperative bus en route from Saquisili to Sigchos
Where: Cotopaxi, Ecuador
When: October 29, 2010
Who: 48 passengers, 12 fatalities, 20+ injured
Why: The driver of the bus lost control on a steep curve and may have been speeding. The driver was killed when the bus fell 100 meters into a ravine, and was prevented from falling farther when it wedged between shrubs and a cable.

The injured were taken to hospitals.
The fatalities were transported to Latacunga.
The tires of the bus had no tread.