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About 25 people died and several others were injured after a passenger bus fell into a ravine in northern Peru on Saturday, Jan. 28.

The passenger bus, belonging to Q’orianka Tours, had left with a bus full of passengers from the capital of Lima for the Tumbes region near the Ecuador border on Peru’s coastal desert. However, during their journey, in a freak accident, the passenger bus fell into a ravine in northern Peru on Saturday, Jan. 28, ABC News reported.

The accident left at least 25 people on the bus dead and several others injured. The horrifying accident left the bus on its side with dead bodies on the ground around it. The injured were immediately taken to nearby hospitals for emergency treatment. Following the tragic incident, police officers are investigating the cause of the accident.

According to Peru’s prosecutor’s office, reckless driving and speeding are the main causes of road accidents in Peru. According to experts, in Peru, assistance in the case of an accident or an emergency is often slow to arrive and when it does, it is often disorganized, leading some of the injured to die before they receive any help, Associated Press News reported.

In a similar but unrelated incident, an 11-year-old girl was reportedly crushed to death after she tripped and fell under a moving bus in Parachute, Colorado, on Thursday, March. 3, 2022, as previously reported.

The victim, identified as 11-year-old Annaliese Backner, who went by Anna, a sixth-grader at Grand Valley Middle School, reportedly accidentally lost her footing while she was running to catch her school bus before tragically falling under the wheels of the moving vehicle on Thursday, March. 3, 2022.

At around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, March. 3, the coroner’s office was called to the site of the gruesome incident in Parachute, Colorado, where Anna was pronounced dead. A preliminary investigation conducted by the Parachute police ruled Anna's death as accidental.

Following the child's death, Garfield County School District No. 16 released a statement mourning her untimely passing.

“Today is a sad day for Garfield County School District No. 16- sad for our schools, sad for our community, and sad for our households. District 16 has and will continue to, provide mental health and grief support for students, staff, and the community," school officials said in a statement.

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