The local president responded "the death of the lady who had the truck driver" and he said he was compatible with his family.
At the time, he thought it could be "a great tragedy due to the size of the accident, the fire and the number of people who travel by bus".
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The event took place around 6:30 pm in the afternoon near the borough of El Paso. 33 bus passengers were saved miraculously.
Passengers escaped the bus that covered the Cartagena-Cúcuta trail by lifeguards in the area.
"Until reaching the place, Fire Department members, coal mines, paramedics, ambulances and the police arrived to control the situation," said De la Cruz.