Gu­atemala bus crash kills 20 peo­ple

Antelope Valley Press (Sunday) - - Second Front -

GU­ATEMALA CITY — A trailer truck col­lided with a pas­sen­ger bus in eastern Gu­atemala early Satur­day, killing at least 20 peo­ple and leav­ing a dozen wounded, ac­cord­ing to the na­tional dis­as­ter agency. It said nine of the dead were mi­nors.

Vol­un­teer fire­fight­ers told re­porters the truck ap­peared to have col­lided with the bus from be­hind in the mu­nic­i­pal­ity of Gualan, roughly 95 miles east of Gu­atemala City.

Pho­tos of the scene showed the truck top­pled onto its side along a curve on the two-lane high­way, with the bus a little fur­ther ahead, its rear sec­tion de­stroyed.

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