19 Dead in Multiple-Vehicle Collision in Ecuador

Authorities say at least 19 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured when a long distance passenger bus collided with an off-duty school bus along a highway in Ecuador The accident took place Friday night on a road near the Pacific coastline. Authorities say it was raining heavily at the time of the crash after 10 p.m. local time (0300 GMT Saturday) and that a slick surface and poor lighting may have contributed to the accident. Children were among the dead. Rescue authorities ...