Four People Killed, 16 Injured After Tourist Bus Falls Off Cliff in Peru

In this photo released by the National Police, a van lays in ruins after it fell off a cliff in an area known as Abra Malaga, as it transported tourists between Machu Picchu and Cuzco, Peru, Aug. 22, 2022. (National Police/AP)

A tourist bus fell off a cliff in Peru on Sunday night, killing four people and injuring 16, authorities said.

The bus was traveling in the Abra Málaga sector on the Cusco-Quillabamba road network when it plunged 328 feet around 7 p.m. local time, Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism said.

Three Colombians and one Peruvian were among the dead, according to the ministry. No U.S. citizens were injured in the wreck.

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SOURCE: ABC News, Teddy Grant and Christine Theodorou