|2013 Peru bus disaster|
|Date||October 12, 2013|
|Location||Santa Teresa District, Peru|
|Incident type||Cliff plunge|
|Cause||Under investigation; possible drunk driving incident|
On October 12, 2013, a cargo truck carrying 51 people, including 14 children, plunged off a 200-meter cliff, killing everyone on board. This incident is currently tied with the 2018 Pasamayo bus crash as the deadliest road accident in Peruvian history.According to authorities, the truck, which was being used as a makeshift bus, was traveling to a celebration in the Santa Teresa district, when the driver lost control of the bus as it plunged off a 200-meter cliff into the Chaupimayo River below.
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