Thursday, November 18, 2010

Tragic Railways: three dead and twenty injured in Corrientes

A bus and a truck collided on Route 14, at the height of Paso de los Libres. Killed two drivers and a passenger bus.

Again an accident on the road leaves a fatal result, three people died as a result of a collision between a bus and a truck on National Highway 14, at the height of the city of Corrientes Paso de los Libres.

The tragedy occurred at around 3 am, at the height of 485 km where a bus collided Expreso Singer Company and a company truck LTM (Logistics MERCOSUR), of Brazilian origin.

The micro had departed from the city of Puerto Iguazú in the north of Misiones, and went to the Retiro, in the Federal Capital. The truck, meanwhile, made the journey between Buenos Aires and Brazil, where he planned to enter the bridge Paso de los Libres-Uruguayana.

Following the violent impact of the truck drivers were killed and the micro and one of his passengers. Firefighters worked for several hours to remove the bodies that had been trapped in the twisted metal.

The injured were referred to hospital "San José" Paso de Los Libres, where several of them remained hospitalized this morning, but out of danger.

The bus driver was Hugo Silva and was 45 years, as confirmed by firefighters. Were not yet identified the deceased passenger or the driver of the truck, although it was known that the latter was Brazilian.

Although by the time he was unaware of the reasons for the accident, from the Police stated that the crash occurred in darkness and in an area of high traffic flow. The tragedy occurred near where the highway is built on Route 14.

This incident added to the list of victims from accidents on the roads Corrientes, where in November and killed 14 people so far this year, 148 people.

With these three deaths, as were 148 people killed in traffic accidents on the roads so far Corrientes 2010, while in the month of November there were 14 deaths from this cause.

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