LA PAZ (HPD) — A Polish tourist and two Bolivians were killed, and five others were injured after the car they were traveling in overturned in the tourist Uyuni salt flat in southern Bolivia, police said Sunday.
The tourists were aboard the vehicle of a tourism company that was returning on Friday night from a tour of the largest salt flat in the world and the main tourist destination of the Andean nation, in the Potosí region, 480 kilometers to the south. peace. The police commander in Potosí, Roque Arraya, informed local media that among the deceased is the 26-year-old driver of the car, a 30-year-old woman and the 31-year-old Polish tourist.
The five injured, one Pole and four Bolivians were taken to nearby hospitals.
The police investigate the reason for the accident. It is presumed that there was excessive speed and that one of the vehicle’s tires blew out and subsequently overturned.