Update 14 October: Sadly, police report that the British woman who was critically injured in this crash died of her injuries. Her husband is said to be more seriously injured than first understood, but not in danger. Police say that they have imputed (named as a formal suspect in an investigation) the 67-year-old driver of the taxi in which they were travelling for homicide by reckless driving. The driver tested positive for alcohol in tests carried out in the immediate aftermath of the accident

Original post 11 October: Three people were injured last evening, one critically, when a taxi and a bus crashed on the TFS access road shortly after 9pm. One of the injured was a 60-year-old British woman who had to be cut out of the vehicle, and who suffered a heart attack in addition to the injuries she received. Paramedics were thankfully able to resuscitate her, and after stabilizing her, transferred her to Candelaria hospital where her condition is said to be critical. The other two injured were a 64-year-old British man who also had to be cut out of the vehicle, but whose multiple cuts and bruises were not serious, and he was transferred to Hospitén Sur for treatment. Finally, a 67-year-old man whose nationality has not been confirmed, who received minor leg injuries and who refused a transfer for medical treatment.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *