At least 45 Injured in Salvadoran Bus Crash

July 14, 2006

SAN SALVADOR – At least 45 people were injured, three of them seriously, when the bus they were riding in flipped over in western El Salvador, authorities said Sunday.

An official with the National Civil Police’s traffic division said that so far about 45 people had been reported to have sustained injuries when their bus crashed en route from the town of San Julian to San Salvador.

The official added that the three seriously hurt people had sustained “non-fatal” injuries.

He said that the accident occurred at Kilometer 33 on the highway from El Salvador to Sonsonate province.

The spokesman also said that the apparently injured bus driver fled the scene and authorities had begun an investigation into the cause of the accident.

 

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