Breaking News Bar
updated: 12/17/2012 12:15 PM

Colombia bus crash kills 26

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • A charter bus that was in an single-vehicle accident lies on its side in San Raimundo, near Bogota, Colombia, Monday. The accident resulted in the death of at least 26 passengers and another 15 wounded.

      A charter bus that was in an single-vehicle accident lies on its side in San Raimundo, near Bogota, Colombia, Monday. The accident resulted in the death of at least 26 passengers and another 15 wounded.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia -- A bus carrying visitors from a coffee fair has overturned in central Colombia, killing at least 26 people.

Highway police commander Francisco Patino says the bus apparently lost its brakes early Monday on the road from Bogota to Giradot, though he says the cause is under investigation.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

At least 15 people are reported injured and many of those were taken to nearby hospitals.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.