On Sunday, at approximately 6.25, a group bus departed on Route 7, a few kilometers from Uspallata. The unit belongs to the company Ahumada, transported about 45 passengers and came from Chile to Mendoza.
According to information provided by the director of the Police, Roberto Munives, so far there are three deaths (one woman and two minors). There are also 18 minor injuries and others whose health is very serious.
The wounded are being sent to the Uspallata hospital and moments later the helicopter arrived to carry out the transfer. "We are working with patients and some of us are going to refer them," they reported at the hospital.
The police work on the spot trying to establish the reasons for the accident. For reasons unknown, the group fell and fell about ten meters. The driver is in good condition and at this time the corresponding exams are being performed.
Accident in Argentina. Bus company Ahumada (mobile 702) crashed on the way to Mendoza. There are wounded and deceased. They are taken to Uspallata. Please check to notify relatives. @biobio Cooperative @adnradiochile
– Ricardo Ramirez (@RicardoJNRG) December 23, 2018
(*) The photo is courtesy of PURA Cordillera