Driver dies and several are injured after accident between bus and trailer

Driver dies and several are injured after accident between bus and trailer
Driver dies and several are injured after accident between bus and trailer
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The driver of a trailer died and at least 40 people were injured after an accident this Friday (2), on BR-163, in Naviraí, a municipality 342 kilometers from Campo Grande. The lane where the crash occurred is completely closed, with no plans for reopening.

There are still no details about the dynamics of the accident. According to information from the PRF (Federal Highway Police), 41 people were on the bus.

According to information from the PRF, the collision occurred at km 135 of the highway. From the images circulating on social media, it is possible to see that the bus left the road and fell into an embankment on the side of the highway. The vehicle left Sinop headed for Cascavel, in Paraná.

The PRF confirmed that the driver of one of the trucks involved in the crash died at the scene. The injured were taken to the municipal hospital and there is still no information about their health status.

Teams from Samu (Mobile Emergency Care Service), the Fire Department and a municipal ambulance work to rescue the victims. The hospital doubled the number of employees to receive the injured.


The article is in Portuguese

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