Haiti – FLASH : At least 21 dead and 30 injured in an accident
At least 21 people died on the spot yesterday Wednesday and around 30 were injured in the collision of two buses in the locality of Williamson, about 50 kilometers northwest of Port-au-Prince, the civil protection department reported.
The wounded were transferred to hospitals in the Arcahaie region, by rescue teams from the civil protection and the Red Cross.
According to testimonies collected by civil protection, a minibus trying to overtake collided head-on with a bus coming from the opposite direction.
The minibus traveled between Port-au-Prince and Saint-Marc, while the other public transport vehicle traveled between Gonaïves and Port-au-Prince.
The Arcahaie municipal committee has activated a crisis unit for further interventions.