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Honduras Bus Crash Demolishes Up and Coming Girl Group



What: Bus in Northern Honduras coming from San Pedro Sula.
Where: road linking El Progreso with Tela, 250 kilometres from Tegucigalpa.
When: Oct 4 2010 5.15am
Who: 13 killed, 10 injured
Why: In a collision between a bus, a truck and a dredge, most of the members of the girl band Chicas Zamba were killed. Twelve victims died at the scene, and one in the hospital.

After the collision, the bus burst into flame, trapping the passengers inside. The driver of the truck who hit the bus was also killed.

The victims were nine men and four women, including four members, Kassabe (producer), Dennis Dubon (stylist) his brother Ramon Dubon, “Ramon” (vocalist), Cristina. (dancer.)

The injured were taken to the hospital in El Progreso.

It is presumed that the bus driver fell asleep. The accident is under investigation.

The group is from the Caribbean port city of La Ceiba.