Road mishap in Argentina kills at least 10 people
Ten others were injured when bus carrying American, South African and Spanish tourists collided with a truck in north-eastern Argentina.india Updated: Sep 05, 2006 12:25 IST
A bus carrying American, South African and Spanish tourists collided with a truck in north-eastern Argentina in an accident that left 10 people dead and another 10 injured, police have said.
Eight tourists, the bus driver and the trucker died in the crash yesterday in the town of Garuape, 1,270 kmsnorth of Buenos Aires, local police said.
The dead were not immediately identified, but police said the bus was carrying Spaniards, Americans and South Africans.
The bus hit the truck as the driver tried to overtake two other buses.
The bus was travelling from the central city of Cordoba to the northeastern tourist destination of Puerto Iguazu, which is known for the huge Iguazu Falls on the Argentina-Brazil border.
First Published: Sep 05, 2006 12:25 IST