December 22nd, a bus crash occurred in the southwestern province of Bolivia, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than 20 others.
According to the police of Potosí Province, a long-distance bus suddenly rushed off the road on the 22nd near the town of Okuli, Potosí Province, and crashed into a valley about 100 meters deep, causing many deaths and injuries.
The injured have been sent to hospital for treatment.
Witnesses said that the bus suddenly had a flat tire while driving, causing the car to lose control and fall into the valley. Local police said that an investigation had been launched into the cause of the accident.
According to official data released by Bolivia, about 1,000 people are killed and 40,000 injured in traffic accidents in Bolivia every year.
Poor road conditions, drunk driving, etc. are the main reasons for the frequent traffic accidents in the country.