Rus News Journal

Nearby 18 persons were lost at bus and truck collision in Chile

BUENOS - AJRES, 23 aching - News, Alexander Solovsky. At least 18 persons were lost and 23 are hospitalised at a head-on collision of the passenger bus and the lorry in 60 kilometres 2 the West from capital Chile Santjago, the Chilean radio station ñooperativa has informed.

" Failure has occurred on Tuesday on " to a sun Motorway " (Autopista del Sol), connecting a city the Dignity - Antonio at Pacific coast from Santiago. Near settlement the Ale - Monte the passenger bus of firm Turbus has at great speed left on a strip of oncoming traffic and has faced truck. Drivers of both vehicles, and also 16 passengers were lost. In hospitals 23 persons " are delivered; - the representative of carabinieres (police) general Jose Luis Ortega (Joså Luis Ortega) has declared in an air. As he said, hospitalised doctors estimate a status of nine as critical.

On a place of accident experts who should find out the exact reasons of road incident work.

Annually in Chile in road accident perish about two thousand persons.