Erwin Tumiri was on his way to work when the bus overturned, 21 people died and another 30 were injured; he is doing well and only hurt his knee
Erwin Tumiri, airplane technician and one of the six survivors of the plane crash that victimized the team Chapecoense in 2016, he escaped death again. According to the newspaper ‘Los Tiempos’, the Bolivian survived a serious bus accident which killed 21 people and wounded 30 others. The vehicle overturned on a highway near the city of Ivirgarzama, in Bolivia, this Tuesday morning, 02. Erwin was on his way to work. “The bus was running, so I grabbed the front seat, I knew we were going to crash because we were going at high speed,” he said in an interview with the newspaper.
Tumiri reported that the bus was too fast and people started to scream. “I kept holding on, I didn’t let go until we hit the ground. I crawled out, sat down, my knee was hurt, sat down and said, ‘again, I can’t believe it’ ”, he recalled. “They came to rescue us, I was not unconscious. I think I was the first to be taken up, ”he added. The coach thanked God for another deliverance. “I feel blessed. Always giving thanks to God, ”he said.