Bus in Haiti flees accident, kills 34: officials

Bus in Haiti flees accident, kills 34: officialsPort-au-Prince (AFP) – A bus speeding away from the scene of a hit-and-run accident plowed into dozens of street musicians in the Haitian city of Gonaives on Sunday, killing a total of 34 people, officials said. Seventeen people also were injured in the incident which took place in the city of some 300,000 people located about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northwest of the capital Port-au-Prince. “First, the bus plowed into two pedestrians, killing one of them, and injuring the other,” Marie-Alta Jean Baptiste, head of Haiti’s civil protection office, told AFP.

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