At least 5 people were killed in a bus accident near the village of La Chorrera, Boyaca department on Sunday.
Newspaper El Espectador reported that the accident occurred when a bus covering the route between Santa Rosa de Viterbo and Alto de Floresta.
The vehicle plunged into a 120 meter ravine near La Chorrera killing at least 4 women and 1 man, according to local media. A further 14 were severely injured, including several young children.
Rescue agencies spent hours clearing the wreckage and taking survivors to hospitals throughout the region.
Location of the accident
- Cinco muertos deja accidente de tránsito en Boyacá (El Espectador)