August 22, 2014
Frontal crash in Mendoza leaves at least 19 dead
At least 19 people died this afternoon followed a frontal crash between a truck and a long distance bus in the national route number 7, San Martín town, province of Mendoza.
The accident took place around 5 pm, when a truck loaded with a garlic cargo crossed lanes and impacted the bus that immediately caught fire with 50 passengers inside.
Policemen, fire fighters and medical personnel arrived to the place and deployed an emergency operative, moving the wounded to different hospitals. Some of them remain in critical condition, but the exact number has not been informed.