Cuenca-Molleturo via Ecuador: Bus plunges 150 meters killing 4, injuring 13

Posted on September 15, 2016 • Filed under: Ecuador, Ecuador Travel

Musical Group on Board Bus – 2 women, 2 men killed reported In the accident that occurred on the road E582 Cuenca-Molleturo 4 people were killed and 13 wounded, according to the latest report of the Security Service Integrated ECU 911 it had previously been reported 5 deaths. At 05:10 on Wednesday 14 September a bus plunged private transport about 150 meters into a ravine at kilometer 60, Migüir sector. According to preliminary reports, the automotive traveling orchestra members Urakán Tropikal, which was filed on September 13 in Andacocha, Paute. Sthuart Choni, lead singer of the musical group, told newspaper El Tiempo that the vehicle traveled 17 people and reported the accident occurred c ow. “Now down the lane brakes left, the driver lost control, we turn and went down the ravine.” Choni added that could leave the bus with another partner and were assisted in the road by a citizen until the ambulance arrived. Commission staff Transit Ecuador (CTE) announced that the vehicle lost track and hit a pole for electric lighting, then fell into the ravine. Units of the National Police (National Parks), Intervention and Rescue Group (GIR), Ministry of Public Health (MSP), Red Cross and Cuenca Fire Department, worked in the care of the accident. According to the report of the ECU 911, which collects information from p ersonal of the Bureau of Investigation of traffic accident fatalities are 2 men and 2 women. While the injured were taken to Molleturo Health Center, Vicente Corral Moscoso Hospital of Cuenca and private clinics in the city. At 12:42 it was reported that the route was enabled to vehicular traffic. Read Article


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