Two Dutch among nine killed in Venezuela truck crash

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An ambulance in Venezuela (Photo: Giancarlo Rossi/Wikimedia Commons). (An ambulance in Venezuela (Photo: Giancarlo Rossi/Wikimedia Commons))

Two Dutch were among nine people killed in a serious accident involving a Jeep, a Toyota Land Cruiser and a truck, RTL Nieuws report.

The two Dutch victims are a 22 year old man and a 31 year old woman. The other victims are five Venezuelans, a German and an Austrian.

According to Venezuelan newspaper El Norte, the accident happened in Freites, in the state of Anzoategui in the north-west of the country. The tourists were in a jeep that rolled for unknown reasons. After that the Toyota Land Cruiser was hit by a truck.

El Norte also reports that bystanders stole money and belongings of the victims after the accident.

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