Sixteen Killed 25 Injured in Ecuador Passenger Bus Crash

RIA Novosti
Saturday 16th March, 2013

BUENOS-AIRES, March 17 (RIA Novosti) – Sixteen people were killed and 25 injured after a passenger bus plunged into a river in Ecuador’s coastal province of Guayas, Ecuadorian daily La-Hora reported. According to the daily, the accident occurred in the early hours of Saturday on the El Triunfo-Bucay highway, when the bus suddenly crashed into a side-rail of a bridge and then plunged into a river. Passengers of the bus were mostly manufacturers and traders of jeans clothing from the province of Tungurahua and were en route to a handcrafts fair in the town of Guayaquil. Authorities laun…

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