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Colombia: Bus falls into the abyss with 40 passengers inside on the Bogotá-La Vega road

A serious traffic accident occurred this Saturday, April 22, after a special service bus fell into the abyss with 40 passengers on board, on the road Bogota-La Vega, in the department cundinamarcain Colombia.

“We attended a traffic accident on the road Bogota-Villetaat km 47+450 in the sector Alto de MinasSan Francisco municipality, which involves a tour bus from the company star tour”, indicated Álvaro Farfán, departmental delegate of the Fire Department.

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In addition, the people who were injured were emergency drives to the different nearby health centers, according to the complexity of your condition.

“At 6:59 in the morning we received the report about this serious accident on the highway. Medellin. The immediate activation of all the first respondersthe official added.

“When we arrived at the site, we found a tourist bus from the company star tourwhich he wore 40 occupants, who were immediately assessed at the scene. 24 of these were injured”, detailed Farfán.

The passengers inside the vehicle were part of a Christian Church, as detailed by the fire brigade despite the fact that the delegate did not provide further information. However the official report of the injured It has not been handed over by the authorities.

The emergency was attended by the San Francisco Fire Department, with the support of the Red Cross, Civil Defense, the Cundinamarca Emergency Regulatory Center, the National Police and some members of the highway concession.

The authorities finally pointed out that at this moment the road works with only one lane, while the relief agencies take the damaged bus out of the abyss. They also emphasized that the Investigations to find out the causes of the accident have already begun. according to the information of Week.

Source: Elcomercio

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