10 dead, 12 injured in El Salvador truck crash | Inquirer News

10 dead, 12 injured in El Salvador truck crash

/ 12:20 PM August 19, 2013

SAN SALVADOR— Ten people were killed and 12 injured in northeastern El Salvador on Sunday after the truck they were traveling in plunged into a ravine, police said.

A police spokesman in Cacaopera, approximately 178 kilometers northwest of San Salvador, said the crash occurred after the vehicle driver lost control and veered off the road down a 50-foot drop.


The truck had been transporting merchants back from a market near Cacaopera when the accident took place, police said.

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