Overtaking may have caused the death of 6 people on BR-251

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BR-251: Serious accident on BR-251 leaves six dead, this Easter Sunday (31). Photo: Reproduction/Social Networks

The incident was recorded on the afternoon of this Easter Sunday (31), on the stretch between Unaí (MG) and Brasília (DF)

One sinister (accident) at km 945 of BR-251, in the stretch between Unaí (MG) and Brasília (DF), this Sunday afternoon (31), involving a VW Gol and a Jeep Renegade left six people dead, according to the Minas Gerais Military Highway Police (PMRv-MG).

Also according to the Corporation, eyewitnesses who were traveling on the highway said that the accident occurred due to an irregular overtaking attempt made by one of the drivers involved, which ended up causing a head-on collision between the other vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.

The Minas Gerais Military Fire Department (CBMMG) arrived at the scene to respond to the incident. Upon arriving at the scene, the teams found six deaths, five of which were trapped in the hardware and another 3 victims with abrasions and fractures on their bodies.

Irregular overtaking may have caused a collision with 6 deaths on BR-251/MGIrregular overtaking may have caused a collision with 6 deaths on BR-251/MG
UNDOING: Victims were in Gol, which was completely destroyed. Photo: Reproduction/Social Networks

According to firefighters, the three injured victims were conscious; two of them were conducted by a USA SAMU team and the other by a fire rescue vehicle.

Irregular overtaking may have caused a collision with 6 deaths on BR-251/MGIrregular overtaking may have caused a collision with 6 deaths on BR-251/MG
OVERTAKE: Irregular overtaking may have caused the tragedy with 6 deaths. Photo: Reproduction/Social Networks

The Civil Police will investigate the causes of the accident.

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