At least five people died and four were injured Thursday when a truck crashed into a number of houses and shops in the central Colombian city of Pereira.
According to several media, the brakes of the truck malfunctioned as it was coming down a steep hill in the east of the city.
The truck hit a number of shops and houses before coming to a standstill.
Among the dead victims are two children.
The injured were all taken to hospitals inside the city.