Bus crash kills 16, injures 35 in Panama 

Sunday's crash took place on the Pan-American Highway in Anton, about 105 miles (170 kilometers) from Panama City.

Published: 06th March 2017 05:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th March 2017 05:28 AM   |  A+A-

By Associated Press

PANAMA CITY: Panamanian authorities say a bus carrying farm workers has gone off a highway southwest of the capital, killing 16 people on board and injuring 35 more.

Sunday's crash took place on the Pan-American Highway in Anton, about 105 miles (170 kilometers) from Panama City.

Photos published by local media show the white bus in a creek at the bottom of a ravine, below a bridge.

Government spokesman Manuel Dominguez reports via Twitter that the dead are all adult males.

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