15 killed in Argentina road accident
At least 15 people were killed and 20 injured in a car crash in Argentina`s western city of Mendoza, media reported.
Buenos Aires: At least 15 people were killed and 20 injured in a car crash on Friday in Argentina`s western city of Mendoza, media reported.
A truck collided head-on with a minibus en route from Cordoba to Mendoza on the No 7 national highway and both vehicles caught fire after the crash, reported Xinhua citing the El Clarin daily.
Matias Roby, a health official, said that of the 28 passengers and two drivers who were travelling on the minibus, 15 died.
"We are seeing burned, unrecognisable bodies," Gabriela Sosa, a journalist, was quoted by El Clarin as saying.
Foreign tourists, including two children, were among the injured, the report said, adding two of the injured were in serious condition.