Another 22 killed in bus accident in Ecuador

Twenty-two people were killed and 18 injured when an inter-country bus crashed outside Ecuador's capital Quito, emergency services said on Tuesday Venezuelans and Colombians were among the dead, officials said

The bus crashed into another vehicle some 30 kilometers (20 miles) east of Quito, the ECU911 office said

The embassies of the foreign victims have been notified, the emergency service said

On Sunday, 12 people were killed and 30 injured when a bus carrying fans of Barcelona S C , Ecuador's most popular football club, ran off the highway and flipped

Traffic accidents are among the leading causes of death in Ecuador According to the watchdog group Justicia Vial, on average seven people are killed and some 80 people injured each day in traffic accidents

And 96 percent of those accidents are due to human error, usually the driver's fault, according to the group's figures




AFP

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