Travel bus involved in crash with three injured on BR-040 was heading to BH

Travel bus involved in crash with three injured on BR-040 was heading to BH
Travel bus involved in crash with three injured on BR-040 was heading to BH
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Three people were injured in the accident involving a trailer and a travel bus on BR-040near the Jardim Canada neighborhood, in Nova Lima, in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte, late in the morning of this Monday (1st).

The crash occurred at km 554, shortly after the Minas Gerais Federal Highway Police (PRF-MG) post. The collective left Rio de Janeiro at 10:20 pm and headed towards the capital of Minas Gerais.

According to firefighters, there were 43 passengers and two drivers in the collective. Three occupants were rescued in a more serious condition and taken to HPS João XXIII, in BH.

Among the victims are the driver, whose age was not revealed, and a 44-year-old woman, who was trapped between the seats.

As a result of the collision, the front part of the vehicle was destroyed and the trailer left the road. Two ambulances from Via 040, the concessionaire that manages the stretch, went to the scene.

Early in the morning, only the left lane was open. Around 7am, Drivers faced more than six kilometers of congestion on the stretch.

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