Two people were killed and two others were injured when a long-distance bus and a car collided on Provincial Route 11 in the Buenos Aires city of Pipinas on Monday morning, traffic sources said.
The incident occurred shortly after 10 a.m. when the Plasmar company prisoner 24, driven by Ariel Leguizamón, was traveling toward the Atlantic coast with 47 passengers and an accompanying driver identified as José Retamar.
Upon reaching kilometer 153 of that road, under the jurisdiction of the Buenos Aires city of Pipinas, there was a minor collision with a white Chevrolet Corsa car, driven by Ade Leguizamón Espindola (26), a Paraguayan citizen, traveling together Was. A 15-year-old girl, whose identity has been withheld for legal reasons.
As a result of the impact, the driver of the car and his companion died on the spot, while the two drivers were injured and the passengers remained safe, confirmed a source in the Buenos Aires Ministry of Security.
“All 47 passengers were taken from the school bus to the Pipinas deputy commissioner for the purpose of giving testimonial statements, while the drivers, both with polytrauma without risk to life, were taken to Veronica Hospital,” the source said.
According to the evidence collected, the Corsa vehicle traveling in the direction of La Plata tried to pass Ford’s vehicle, and when it did not, it collided head-on with a long-distance bus that was traveling in the same direction. Was. Atlantic Coast.
Experts worked on the spot and bypassed along the shoulder to allow vehicles to move on the route.