Bus crash kills at least 11 in Chile, hurts 15

Officials say the truck skid on a wet road, lost its cargo and slammed into the bus.

Last Updated: Jul 05, 2012, 09:24 AM IST

Santiago: A lumber truck has crashed into a bus in southern Chile, killing at least 11 people.

The crash happened on Wednesday in a rural road in the province of Arauco, some 600 kilometres south of the capital Santiago.
Officials say the truck skid on a wet road, lost its cargo and slammed into the bus. Two of those killed were children and 15 people were injured.

PTI