British tourists killed in Ecuador bus crash (2008)

Posted on April 13, 2008 • Filed under: Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency
By Aislinn Simpson and Stephen Adams

Four British teenage girls and their tour guide have been killed and another 15 people have been injured in a bus crash in Ecuador, just two weeks into a three-month South American trip.
Ecuadorean police said the crash took place at around 7.30pm local time on Saturday, when a lorry carrying sand smashed into the left side of the bus at high speed, killing the five women outright.
The lorry driver fled the scene. Rescue workers had to cut their bodies from the wreckage. Read Article

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