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Police: 8 dead, 17 injured in Bolivia crash

From Nelson Quinones, CNN
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Police say the crash occured on a highway heading to the nation's capital
  • 17 people are injured in the accident, according to police

(CNN) -- A traffic crash in Bolivia has killed eight people, police said Saturday.

At least 17 people were injured in the crash, which occurred on a highway heading to the nation's capital of La Paz shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday, said Celestino Huanca of the Oruro Police.

Further details about the accident were not available early Saturday, Huanca said.

 
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