Guatemalan bus crash kills 57, wounds 40
Saturday, March 1, 2008
An overcrowded double decker bus in Guatemala crashed into a gulley Friday, killing 57 people and injuring 40 more, authorities say.
Journalist Martin Austurias says that a makeshift morgue was created along the highway so that relatives of the passengers could identify the victims.
Austurias noted that several policemen and firefighters were working to uncover bodies from the wreckage.
- Associated Press. "Bus crash kills 57 in Guatemala" — , March 1, 2008
- Associated Press. "Bus wreck kills 45 in Guatemala" — , March 1, 2008