LIMA: No less than 13 individuals died in a crash between a bus and a motorbike taxi in Peru on Sunday, the general public prosecutor stated.
The fatalities occurred when a hearth broke out following the head-on crash within the area of Ancash, some 370 kilometers (230 miles) north of Lima, public prosecutor Edwin Ramos informed RPP radio station.
Police in Casma province stated the our bodies had been burned past recognition and coroners will use fingerprints to determine the lifeless.
The motorbike taxi driver was amongst the victims, whereas police detained the bus driver.
Six individuals had been additionally injured and transferred to the regional hospital in Casma.
Highway visitors accident deaths
Some 50 individuals had been aboard the bus, which was touring to Lima from the northern area of Piura.
Highway accidents are widespread in Peru the place dashing, the poor state of roads, a scarcity of highway indicators and little management from authorities are contributing elements.