Honduras: ten people killed, dozens injured in traffic accident

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By LatAm Reports Editor

It follows that about ten people were killed and several injured resulted in a traffic accident at kilometer 31 of the road to the department of Olancho.

According to preliminary information, a trail removed the right of a bus from a passenger-filled transport company, which would have caused the bus to fall to a holy, near the Ilamapa bridge.

People helped rescue the injured by the accident and reacted surprised by the screams and what was seen at the scene.

Some of the victims remain lying on the ground.

Ambulances and elements of the Fire Corps have arrived at the site to respond to the emergency and transfer those affected to a care centre.

So far, the exact number of people injured and killed is unknown. He is awaiting official information.

20 dead and 33 injured in traffic accidents over the weekend reported

The National Directorate of Road and Transport (DNVT) reported that 90 car accidents occurred nationwide during the weekend.

Road accidents resulted in the deaths of 20 people and 33 citizens injured.

The DNVT said more than 800 driver’s licenses were also seized between Saturday and Sunday.

On the other hand, it was explained that much of the road accidents occurred due to the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

According to official sources, traffic accidents are the second leading cause of violent deaths in Honduras, surpassed only by homicides and murders, which on average leave between ten and fifteen dead daily.

This article has been translated from the original which first appeared on Tiempo