The logs pierced the passenger bus through and through
The timber truck skidded at the bend, its trailer overturned, and the logs from it hit the bus and the van.
In the north-east of Argentina, there was a car accident involving a timber truck, a bus and a van. The accident killed 12 people, dozens were injured. About this on Thursday, September 30, reported local agency Prensa Latina.
As you know, the accident occurred in the municipality of Mundu Novu, Bahia state, near the city of Eunapolis.
The driver of a truck transporting eucalyptus logs lost control of the car when cornering. The vehicle skidded, causing its trailer to overturn. At the same time, the cargo got into a bus and a van traveling in the opposite lane.
In addition to the dead, 22 more people were injured. Six of them are in serious condition.
The truck driver reportedly fled the scene and is wanted by law enforcement officers.
Twelve people died in an accident between a semi-trailer, a bus and a van, in southern Bahia. The accident occurred on Wednesday night (29), in the district of Mundo Novo, near Eunápolis: https://t.co/RQ3zqb6njQ #JH pic.twitter.com/P8sCgGryIY
— Jornal Hoje (@jornalhoje) September 30, 2021
Eunápolis: Accident between truck, bus and van leaves at least 12 dead pic.twitter.com/8PZwoFXB07
— BN Municipalities (@BNMunicipios) September 30, 2021
Recall, in the spring in the Kiev region fatal accident happened featuring a Peugeot light car and a MAN log truck. The car crashed into a parked timber truck at high speed.