Accident between bus and truck leaves 40 injured, on BR-153

Accident between bus and truck leaves 40 injured, on BR-153
Accident between bus and truck leaves 40 injured, on BR-153

Accident between tour bus and trailer. (Photo: Reproduction / Social networks)

An accident in the early afternoon of this Thursday (22), between a tourist bus and a trailer, left several people injured on the BR-153 between Centralina and Canápolis. The bus left Rio Quente bound for Paraná. Preliminary information is that at least two people died and another 40 were injured. According to the newspaper O Popular, the company that manages the bus said it is investigating the accident.

According to Triunfo Concebra, in all, there are 42 victims, 24 of whom were rescued by the concessionaire’s own emergency medical care teams. According to the company, there were two fatal victims, two serious and 20 light.

Also to O Popular, the advice of Viação Garcia, said that the passengers are from Cornélio Procópio, in Paraná and that the vehicle was rented by them for an excursion to Rio Quente, which is 178 km from Goiânia.

In a note, the airline said it is investigating the facts about the accident and that it is assisting the authorities and offering assistance to passengers.

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